ENGH 382: Rhetoric of the Essay

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Advanced rhetorical study of "the essay," and its variable nonfiction forms, with a focus on rhetorical genre study and the persuasive nature of nonfiction storytelling. Students will practice analyzing and writing "essay" forms, such as popular long-form nonfiction, hybrid (personal and academic) essays, literary journalism, research articles, and others, depending on student interests. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: Satisfaction of University requirements in 100-level English and in Mason Core literature.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.