ENGLĀ 0045. Introduction to Adolescent Literature

Units: 3
Prerequisite: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
Hours: 54 lecture
An examination of works which have earned merit as classics written for young adults, including discussion of literary form, the criteria for selection, practice in presentation and analysis, and aesthetic appreciation in young readers. May include representative writers such as Shakespeare, Dickens, Twain, and Tolkien as well as contemporary, multiculturally diverse writers such as Salinger, Angelou, Tan, Walker, and Wright. (CSU)