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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CORE 445 - Creating the American Image: 1919-1941

Prerequisites: Core seminar, required for graduation CORE 101  through CORE 105  and at least sixth semester standing
The common materials selected for this seminar are works created by Americans during the period of study that reflects the developing American image contemporary with their time. Additionally, students undertake and present the results of independent research on significant individuals, events, and trends of the period to broaden the area of class inquiry. Weekly discussion focuses on assessing and combining information from all sources to find common threads that connect this pivotal time period with our own.

Readings include: The Beautiful and Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald; Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis; Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston; The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.

3 credits
Fall, Spring

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