Mar 31, 2023  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2022-23
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ENG 2020 - Introduction to Poetry and Drama

Introduces students to different forms of poetry and drama. Students acquire and deploy a critical vocabulary in learning to read and analyze these texts.

Requisites: ENG 1510 or 1610 or 151A or 152 or 153 or 153A or 153B
Credit Hours: 3
OHIO BRICKS Pillar: Humanities: Text and Contexts
General Education Code (students who entered prior to Fall 2021-22): 2HL
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Course Transferability: OTM course: TMAH Arts & Humanities
College Credit Plus: Level 1
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to describe generic conventions, forms, and literary techniques across a variety of poetry and drama using appropriate literary terminology.
  • Students will be able to analyze poems and plays using close reading.
  • Students will be able to draw persuasive connections between the form of individual poems and plays and the meaning that they create.
  • Students will be able to communicate conclusions about the meaning and effects of poems and plays using persuasive literary evidence.
  • Students will be able to recognize the ways in which historical and/or cultural contexts for writing present authors with different literary tools, expectations, and concerns.

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