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ENGLT 402 Introduction to Shakespeare and Film

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: ENGWR 101 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.

Transferable: CSU; UC

In this course, students will draw connections between traditional and contemporary literary genres as they read William Shakespeare's plays and critically analyze film versions of these plays. Students will read and analyze a selection of Shakespeare's histories, comedies, tragedies, and romances in the context of Elizabethan drama. Then they will view a variety of cinematic interpretations of these plays and compare and contrast such elements as plot, character, theme, staging, and critical and directorial interpretation.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

PREPARE STUDENTS TO BECOME SELF-RELIANT, EVALUATIVE READERS AND WRITERS, ABLE TO USE CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS TO READ AND WRITE EFFECTIVELY AND IN ACADEMIC AND WORKPLACE SETTINGS (SLO #1; PSLO #3)