Oct 19, 2018  
2016-2017 HillBook (Class of 2020) 
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ENG 100/120 - “The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet”: Metaphor and the Unconscious (Core/First-Year Seminar)

Three or Four Credits
Not Offered 2016-2017

This course explores the connections between reading strategies encouraged by lyric poetry, fairy tales, and Freud’s account of the operation of dream narratives. Texts to be examined include drama, fiction, and essays by such authors as William Shakespeare, Charles Perrault, Sigmund Freud, and Angela Carter, as well as poetry by W.H. Auden, W.S. Merwin, Sylvia Plath, Wallace Stevens, Adrienne Rich, and William Carlos Williams. We will also look at films from Alfred Hitchcock, David Kaplan, and Wes Craven.

Prerequisite(s):  ENG 120 is a First-Year Seminar and open to First-Year Students only.
When offered as ENG 100, for 3-credits, fulfills the Literature Cornerstone Requirement.
When offered as ENG 120, for 4-credits, fulfills the First-Year Seminar and
Literature Cornerstone Requirements.