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LIT 2217 Images of Women in Literature

Major images of women in literature, with emphasis on contemporary literature's role in both reflecting and shaping society's views of women.

Division: Liberal Arts, Communication and Social Sciences
Department: Literature
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Analyze one's own role in society and evaluate the effects of contemporary literature on that role.
  • Apply literary theory to various themes in women's literature.
  • Examine images of women in electronic media (including blogs, online literary sites, and virtual environments).
  • Identify, define, and analyze the major cultural and societal forces reflected by women's literature.
  • Evaluate the role of literature in defining cultural and societal forces and re-shaping women's roles.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3