Introduction to the ways in which literary works represent a particular aspect of society, such as work, education, aging, or war. Close analytical reading of literary works with special attention to a writer's social milieu and choices of form (including figurative language and representations of speech), and how readers in varying social contexts have read and used the work.
Prerequisite(s): Degree students only, with fewer than 30 credits when they entered UMass Boston. Students may complete only one 100G course (First Year Seminar). Department permission required.
Please note: The class is an online First Year Seminar for Global Affairs students.