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A MINIMUM of 4 college/university level literature courses at grade B or above (should include no more than one introductory level literature course). Related courses such as civilisation or other interdisciplinary classes, Freshman Year Seminars or composition/creative writing classes/workshops are not considered for admission to this course. Applicants should also note that, as with other popular courses, meeting the minimum does NOT guarantee admission. In making admissions decisions preference will be given to students who achieve above the minimum requirement with the typical visiting student admitted to this course having 4 literature classes at grade A. ** as numbers are limited, visiting students should contact the Visiting Student Office directly for admission to this course **
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
This course is an examination of the concept of innocence as it is represented in ten novels since Twain's Huckleberry Finn;the novels are studied for their depictions of childhood, adolescence and coming of age, with a view to understanding the significance of innocence and youth in the national mythology of the United States.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012