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Chicano Literature
Course: ENH112

First Term: 1997 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S


Description: Introduction to the works of Mexican-American writers of the Southwest. Samples poetry, fiction, and essays viewed in their relationship to American cultural heritage and to contemporary culture



MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify and define critical terms, literary techniques, literary movements, themes, imagery, and critical approaches used in analyzing Chicano poetry. (I)
2. Identify major Chicano poets and describe their contributions to literature. (I)
3. Compose a well-organized, coherent, logically supported essay that combines original thought with ideas from outside sources while supporting a clear, unified thesis related to the subject of Chicano poetry. (I)
4. Identify and define critical terms, literary techniques, literary movement, themes, imagery, and critical approaches used in analyzing Chicano fiction. (II)
5. Identify major Chicano fiction writers and describe their contributions to literature. (II)
6. Compose a well-organized, coherent, logically supported essay that combines original thought with ideas from outside sources while supporting a clear, unified thesis related to the subject of Chicano fiction. (II)
7. Identify and define critical terms, literary techniques, literary movements, themes, imagery, and critical approaches used in analyzing Chicano theatre. (III)
8. Identify major Chicano dramatists and describe their contributions to literature. (III)
9. Compose a well-organized, coherent, logically supported essay that combines original thought with ideas from outside sources while supporting a clear, unified thesis related to the subject of Chicano theatre. (III)
 
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Chicano Poetry
   A. Critical terms used in analyzing Chicano poetry
   B. Literary techniques and criticism
   C. Major literary movements in Chicano poetry
   D. Major Chicano poets
   E. Writing about Chicano poetry
II. Chicano Fiction
   A. Critical terms used in analyzing Chicano fiction
   B. Literary techniques and criticism
   C. Major literary movements in Chicano fiction
   D. Major Chicano fiction writers
   E. Writing about Chicano fiction
III. Chicano Theatre
   A. Critical terms used in analyzing Chicano theatre
   B. Literary techniques and criticism
   C. Major literary movements in Chicano theatre
   D. Major Chicano playwrights
   E. Writing about Chicano theatre
 
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  3/25/1997

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