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Literary English: History and Style

Literary English: History and Style
Developing a framework of English linguistic history; characterizing a style of literary text through analysis of register, diction, and syntactical patterns; and developing an appreciation of how linguistic texture of texts creates meaning.
ENGL
330
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesENGL 251 & ENGL 295; Engl 291; either Engl 292 & 293, or Engl 294.
 TaughtFall Contact Department, Winter Contact Department, Spring Contact Department, Summer Contact Department
 ProgramsContaining ENGL 330
Course Outcomes: 

Language Change

Students will develop a framework of English linguistic history; they will be able to trace changes in morphological, syntactical, lexical stratification, and stylistic patterns from Old English to Present Day English.

Stylistic Analysis

Students will learn how to characterize a style of a literary text through analysis of register, diction, and syntactical patterns.

Meaning of Linguistic Textures

Students will develop an appreciation of how the linguistic texture of texts creates meaning.