Building upon the foundation of pre-modern literature established in ENG 203, this course presents the modern development and evolution of literary modes and themes found in narrative, drama, and poetry. With reference to, but moving beyond traditional notions of literary forms or genres, the course explores new literary paradigms such as the novel and short story. Simultaneously, the course introduces the topic of literary criticism. further developing the students' skills in close reading and critical analysis. Class Notes: OLD CORE - For Students who Started Before Fall 2016. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: ENG 203.