This writing-intensive, discussion-oriented course introduces you to the English major. Our text will include poetry, fiction, tv, and drama, as well as literary scholarship and even prior creative work by your peers at Davidson. This course will reinforce your literary vocabulary and help improve strategies for analyzing literary texts. As you master tools and techniques of literary analysis, you will confront important theoretical questions about the values and assumptions underlying the study of literature. Our reading, writing, and revision intensive work will help you grow as agile problem solvers and communicators, no matter your career and life path after Davidson.