Introduction to the Short Story

Course Description:

In this six-week course, short stories from internationally acclaimed authors are used to examine the basic elements of prose and gain an appreciation for short prose. This examination will include an understanding of character, conflict, point of view, structure, tone, themes, setting, symbols and metaphors, and irony.  The historical context and biographical information for each author will also be used to enrich the reading of each piece.

Prerequisite: None

Course Credit: 3 Credit Hours