COMP 208
Through the Looking Glass: Comparative Children's Literature Fall 2017
Division I
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Oh, the reads we will read, if you follow my lead!
We will amble at first and then soon pick up speed,
And we’ll bury our noses in books thick and thin.
This I vow by the hair on my chinny-chin-chin.
There’ll be picture books, fairy tales, primers, and verse,
Tales of joy, fun, and laughter; and, alas, the reverse.
Some were written in English, but most of them not.
Though we’ll read in translation: Sign on up, polyglot!
For example, there’s Lindgren, Collodi, and Grimm,
Machado, and Sendak. Surely, you’ve heard of him?
We’ll critique illustrations, we’ll wonder, we’ll ponder,
And by turns we’ll divine what defines this grand genre.
Is it mere fun and games, pixie dust, sweet as pie?
Does it ask to be read with a serious eye?
Books appeal to our puzzler, our minds, after all,
And a child is a thinker, no matter how small.
You’ll reflect, cogitate, then you’ll write, write, write, WRITE!
And your thoughts will become this instructor’s delight.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 15
Expected: 15
Class#: 1885
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: regular reading and/or viewing, class discussion, frequent writing assignments, and one final project
Extra Info: may not be taken on a pass/fail basis; not available for the fifth course option
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: Comparative Literature majors, then students in teaching program
Distributions: Division I

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