Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENGL205 - American Literature I

This course examines the foundation and development of the literature of the United States from the Colonial period through Transcendentalism. Students develop their abilities to analyze, interpret, and use effective research and writing processes to produce papers that examine the major themes, historical perspective, significant form, style and the artistic convention of literary works from this period ENGL205 fulfills the SUNY General Education Humanities requirement. Prerequisites: ENGL 102; RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Occasionally.