This seminar will focus on reading prose and poetry in depth, acquiring presentation skills, and writing about literature.
We will read American short stories and poems and share our ideas concerning "family and love." We will also focus on critical thinking and writing.
Reading materials to be supplied as handouts.
Joseph F. Trimmer, A Guide to MLA Documentation Other reference books will be introduced in class.
Assigned readings must be completed before each class. Active participation in discussion is essential.
Class attendance / oral presentations / assignments / term paper
１．Reading American stories ２．On writers and their work ３．The theme of family and love ４．Critical approaches to fiction ５．Writing about fiction ６．Reading poetry ７．On poets and their work ８．The theme of family and love ９．Critical approaches to poetry 10．Writing about poetry 11．Writing academic English 12．Online databases 13．Bibliography 14．Writing a term paper 15．Discussion: Peer review
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