ENG2420 OL74 Science Fiction, Spring 2021

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ENG2420 OL74 Science Fiction, Spring 2021
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Semester / Year
Spring 2021
Course Description

We will explore the emergence of Science Fiction (SF) and examine its preeminence as interdisciplinary literary and artistic forms of pressing cultural importance. To accomplish this, we will read and watch significant examples of SF from its long history beginning with Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and concluding with cyberpunk. Students will have opportunities to demonstrate their learning through note taking, weekly writing assignments, a research essay, and an essay-format final exam. Please note: this is a writing intensive course with a demanding reading schedule, and it is taught asynchronously, online.

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Weekly Writing Assignment, Week 5

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