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ENG 217 - African and Caribbean Literature
ENG 217 is an introduction to the literature in English by writers from non-Western cultures -- African and the Caribbean -- with an emphasis on the intellectual, social and political contexts of their works.
H3 908N
Prerequisite: ENG 101C or ENG 101 "C" or better.
Textbook information is available at You will need to know the BHC course number Example: ENG 217 and section: 100
Upon successful completion of this course, the student shall be able to demonstrate the following skills: A. Examine typical African folktales and processes and identify the roles of the oral tradition in African society B. Analyze influences of African oral literary traditions on the written literatures of the Caribbean and of Africa C. Assess African and Caribbean literatures as expressions of history and culture D. Evaluate the influences of racism and Westernization as expressed in these literatures E. Compare and contrast themes and techniques in the two literatures
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