This course will introduce the college student to the purpose, elements, and qualities of good writing. Students will be coached through the drafting, revision, and the final stages of writing, and they will learn to find, assess, and properly document sources of information.
In this course, students will develop skills toward expository writing based upon the close reading and study of selected texts. The course emphasizes oral and written analytical interpretations which include recognition of the techniques, forms, and rhetorical devices used by writers of literature. The course also serves as an introduction to literature.