The American Dream: Writers, Voices and Perspectives in American Literature approaches American Literature with the understanding that America is a diverse nation; to truly represent America, the course must embrace a multicultural perspective. This course will identify many of the critical aspects of multiculturalism in the United states, the rhetorical/stylistic appeals in writing beginning with the roots and foundation of America, conceptualizing the practice and promise of a more cultural perspective demonstrated by writers and applying a more critical lens to issues of race, gender, class, and other categories of difference. The student will understand that the concept of the American Dream extends beyond nationality or patriotism and applies to the human spirit, which can be inspiring, volatile, dark and revolutionary. Students will understand the diverse state of what it means to be living in America.
The Objective of this course is to learn about a multicultural America in literature through language, meaning and writing.
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