TR - 11:00 - 12:20 pm
This course will survey works of American Literature written between 1650 and 1865 with the objective of providing students an increased understanding and appreciation of representative works of the period.
Students will be required to read and discuss the individual biographical introductions to each author on their reading list and the cited selections for that particular author.
Grades will be based upon two major exams and three reading quizzes . An optional formal paper for extra credit may be submitted in the MLA format with no fewer than four sources and four to eight, double-spaced, computer-generated pages in length.
All essays will be written in MLA format,
All assignments are to be submitted on time unless extenuating circumstances exist and are explained in an office conference.
Regular class attendance is required, and students with excessive absences may be dropped from the class with an automatic grade of of "F." No more than two absences are allowed in TR classes without severe and extremely justifiable extenuating circumstances given as reasons for said absences.
Plagiarism is the use of someone else’s thoughts, words, ideas, or lines of argument in your own work without appropriate documentation (a parenthetical citation at the end and a listing in "Works Cited")–whether you use that material in a quotation, paraphrase, or summary. It is a theft of intellectual property and will not be tolerated, whether intentional or not. <Instructor’s policy regarding the specific consequences and procedures for addressing cases when unacknowledged influence is suspected. All class policies must support the university's "Academic Dishonesty" policy.>
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