This courses introduces students to a variety of Canadian/non-Canadian, classic and modern short stories. Students also read classic and modern poems and learn about poetic literary devices. Through these works, students learn to identify a variety of literary devices and elements, including symbol, theme, character, irony, historical context, and setting. Students learn how to write, research, and edit essays and paragraphs. Students also develop presentation and critical thinking skills.
Both ENGL 0981 and ENGL 0991 are required for completion of ABE Provincial level English (Literature)
Course code: ENGL 0981
Length: 96.0 hours
PrerequisitesEnglish 11, ENGL 0871, VCC assessment scores of reading 50, grammar 40, writing 0871 or equivalent.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.