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LIT338 Shakespeare

Lead Faculty: Dr. John J. Miller

Course Description

An examination of major works of William Shakespeare.

Learning Outcomes

  • Use their knowledge of Shakespeare's poetic practices to carefully analyze and compare individual plays.
  • Use their knowledge of Shakespeare's use of dramatic technique and conventions to carefully analyze and compare individual plays.
  • Use their knowledge of recurring themes and concerns of Shakespeare's plays to carefully analyze and compare individual plays.
  • Analyze and compare individual plays in light of cultural and social conditions of Shakespeare's day.
  • Compare and critique performances and critical interpretations of Shakespeare's plays.
  • Use close reading skills and knowledge acquired in the course to write a persuasive critical essay on a Shakespearean play.

Prerequisite