EN195 Literature on Film
Prerequisite/Co-requisite: EN 101.
An examination of works of literature and films based on them. Through careful analysis of both, such aspects of literature as characterization, plot, theme, intentional ambiguity, setting, and symbolism are examined. Works studied in this course have included Emily Bronte’s Wuthering Heights; Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre; Crane’s The Red Badge of Courage; Dickens’ A Christmas Carol; Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby; Roth’s Goodbye, Columbus; Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird; Guest’s Ordinary People; Irving’s The World According to Garp; Ibsen’s A Doll’s House; Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun; Cather’s Paul’s Case; Twain’s The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg; and Gaines’s The Sky is Gray. A library component is included.
3 Credit Hours