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ENG226 Young Adult Literature

This course is an overview of young adult literature, defined as coming of age novels and literary expression. Young adult literature has, since the mid-1990’s, come of age as literature – literature that welcomes artistic innovation, experimentation, and risk-taking. It includes the themes of good and evil, problem-solving, self-expression and artistic expression. It is steeped in imagery and metaphor. Students will evaluate character, plot, stetting, and theme while paying particular attention to context and sub-text. The context of culture and society will be explored.

Credit Hours: 3

Academic Catalog 15-16