Englsih Essay examples

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ESSEX COUNTY COLLEGE
Humanities Division
ENG 232—African and Caribbean Literature
Course Outline

Course Number & Name: ENG 232 African and Caribbean Literature

Credit Hours: 3 .0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in ENG 102

Co-requisites: None Concurrent Courses: None

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Course Outline Revision Date: Fall 2010
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Catalogue Description: This course examines the literary traditions of sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean through an intensive study of selected works. Negritude is explored in its own right but also in its relationship with the literature
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define and use appropriately literary terms and concepts.

Measurable Course Performance Objectives (MPOs): Upon successful completion of this course, students should specifically be able to:

1. Discuss the universality and the diversity of literary thought:

1.1 identify and describe specific themes that indicate the universality and the diversity of literary thought; and
1.2 explain these universal and diverse themes as they apply to and are reflected in the specific literary work

2. Apply critical and analytical approaches to the study of African and Caribbean literature to compose critical and analytical essays about such literary works:

2.1 write an argumentative essay based on understanding of specific literary works studied;
2.2 use appropriate citations from the source work to support the development of the thesis idea in the critical essay;
2.3 write in one’s own voice, while properly incorporating primary and secondary material, in the essay; and
2.4 use standard MLA format to document sources

3. Write a fully documented, multiple source literary research paper with citations about African or Caribbean literature:

3.1 find reliable published sources from books, periodicals and the internet sources to help support and develop arguments;
3.2 incorporate ideas from critical sources into literary papers as supportive evidence in arguing a thesis; and…

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