Students Will Learn

  • How to engage with literary criticism in a sophisticated manner
  • How to understand and analyze the key aspects of literary craftsmanship
  • How to construct literary arguments and defend a written thesis by drawing on literary elements
  • How to practice the fundamentals of classical rhetoric at the college-level
  • How to understand the major literary epochs, thus gaining a deeper understanding of our cultural heritage
  • How to succeed on the AP English Literature & Composition exam
  • How to better understand the major types of literature: poetry, drama, and narrative