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ENGL 414

Adolescent Literature
A survey of literature written especially for adolescents of school age (12-18 years). Selections read cut across genre and age groups. Emphasis is on understanding the literature from an adolescent’s point of view and on devising teaching strategies to create and enhance an adolescent’s understanding of the works. Attention also is paid to the development of critical skills and criteria for evaluating adolescent literature. Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education and permission of the department