ENG 120 - Holocaust Literature
Course Description: This course introduces students to the events surrounding WWII and the Nazi era through the literature: memoirs, diaries, essays, poetry, and histories. Topics such as racism, anti-Semitism, persecution of members of the LGBTQ+ community, genocide, propaganda, heroism, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder will be explored. Although generalities will be drawn, the focus will be on how the Holocaust affected individuals and families.
Prerequisite(s): Eligible for ENG 101
General Education Elective(s): Humanities; Literature
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Express literary concepts orally
- Create written documents that employ Standard English spelling, grammar, punctuation and capitalization
- Create analytical essays that develop a central point supported by textual and other evidence
- Evaluate literary texts, including major themes and connections to their lives
- Analyze cultural and global elements in Holocaust literature (setting, values, topics, themes, etc.)
- Articulate broadening awareness of similarities and differences between Holocaust-era German culture and their own
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