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THE IMMIGRANT PERSPECTIVE IN LITERATURE (4 cr.)
This course explores the immigrant perspective in literature, in particular issues of cultural adaptation and change and educational aspirations of immigrant women in the U.S. You will read novels and memoirs written by and about immigrants in the U.S. and readings that provide the historical and socio-cultural context for each of them. Through the exploration of literary content that is personally meaningful, you will increase your fluency and comprehension in reading academic English and develop analytical and critical reading skills. You will also develop confidence and ease contributing to class and group discussions. Meets liberal arts core requirement in literature. Prerequisites: For non-native speakers of English by placement or instructor's permission only.