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2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Endicott College Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENG 203 - Early American Literature

Surveys American literature from the pre-contact period to the Civil War, focusing on how significant literary and diverse cultural texts from this period reflect the struggles of a growing nation. Students read and analyze indigenous creation stories, exploration accounts, autobiographies, sermons, diaries, letters, public documents, and other narratives, frequently paired in order to discover alternate viewpoints. Satisfies the Literary Perspectives General Education requirement and the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion requirement.

(Cr: 3)