RLSP 202
Introduction to the Analysis of Literature in Spanish Spring 2023
Division I Writing Skills

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This course is intended for students who are considering a major in Spanish, including those who have recently completed RLSP 105, 107, or 200. Using a textbook, Aproximaciones al estudio de la literatura hispánica, we will study the fundamentals of genre analysis while reading selected works of prose, poetry, and drama from Latin America and Spain. In addition to studying the principles and techniques of literary analysis, this course will continue to develop your speaking, oral, writing, and reading comprehension skills. Conducted in Spanish.
The Class: Format: seminar; Students are expected to be active participants at all scheduled class meetings, which will be used for discussion and collaborative analysis of literary texts.
Limit: 20
Expected: 20
Class#: 3487
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Assignments will include four essays (from 4 to 6 pages each); a number of short writing assignments; a mid-term and a final exam; and consistent preparation and class participation.
Prerequisites: RLSP 105, 107, 200, 209, or placement exam results indicating readiness for a 200-level course
Enrollment Preferences: first- and second-year students who are considering the major in Spanish
Distributions: Division I Writing Skills
WS Notes: Each student will write four essays on which I will provide written feedback regarding grammar, style, and argument. Each student will also provide three 2-page critiques of their partner's papers as a form of feedback. After receiving my feedback and the feedback of their peers, each student will revise each of the papers and submit a final version.

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