2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

LIT 219 The Word as Weapon

3 hours 

Is the pen mightier than the sword? An examination of the writer's approach to correcting society's ills. Readings in satire, invective, polemics, burlesque, lampoon and muckraking by such writers as Swift, Dickens, Mark Twain, Sinclair Lewis and Joseph Heller. Students also write satires of their own.




ENG 201