BYU Independent Study - Online Courses

Introduction to English Studies

ENGL 251


$ 579.00

Instructor: Douglas Carl Gwilliam
Credits: 3.00

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WRTG 150 (Writing and Rhetoric) or equivalent.


Introduction to the discipline of English studies, including the fundamental concepts and practice of literary analysis and critical theory. Online access to BYU library services.

Course Content:

1. Reading Stories
2. Plot
3. Character
4. Point of View
5. Theme
6. Symbol
7. Good Fiction
8. Reading Novels
9. Reading Poetry
10. Words
11. Imagery
12. Poetic Perspectives
13. Sounds
14. Rhythm
15. Structure
16. Meaning
17. Good Poetry
18. Reading Plays
19. Tragedy
20. Comedy
21. Good Drama

Online Courses:

Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.


ENGL 251 fulfills the GE Letters requirement only for BYU English majors and minors. Other students will not receive GE Letters credit for this course.

   No Materials required for this course!