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LIT 140 - Introduction to the Novel

Unit(s): 3.00

Prerequisite: ENGL 101
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit), CSU
(*Students will receive credit for only one of the following courses: LIT 140 or LIT 140H)

This course introduces students to a variety of approaches to the novel. Course readings focus on novels selected from different historical periods and within a variety of cultural traditions. Students gain an understanding of the features that distinguish the novel as a literary genre, including narrative structure, point of view, character development, setting, theme, style, imagery, and symbolism. This course is designed for students interested in learning more about literary expression, and students intending to major in a literary- or arts-related field of study.

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