The English Department serves all curricula by providing instruction in pre-college English and reading, freshman composition, humanities (history, religion, music, art), professional research, literature, social science (psychology, sociology), and public speaking. These courses are integral to each of RCC’s associate degree programs. Moreover, the department is a critical partner within the University Transfer program.
Literary criticism is the art or practice of judging and commenting on the qualities and character of literary works.
The critic's specific purpose may be to make value judgments on a work, to explain his or her interpretation of the work, or to provide other readers with relevant historical or biographical information. The critic's general purpose, in most cases, is to enrich the reader's understanding of the literary work. Source: University of Valencia
Literature and language books can be found under the Library of Congress call number starting with P. The library's print collection is arranged alphabetically.
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