E 344C E 344C. Young Adult: Fiction and Film. 3 Hours.
See the works as embedded in specific historical, artistic, and cultural contexts that must be engaged in order to understand their expressed values and concerns about youth culture, specifically and comparatively. Discussions and analyses focus on aesthetics, form, and genre, framed by critical approaches and reading strategies rooted in film, genre, feminist, cultural, ethnic, and gender studies. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Only one of the following may be counted: English 344C, 344L (Topic: Young Adult: Fiction and Film), 344L (Topic 7), Mexican American Studies 374 (Topic: Young Adult: Fiction and Film). Prerequisite: Nine semester hours of coursework in English or rhetoric and writing.