2018-2019 Catalog

FREN 202 Introduction to Literary Analysis/Advanced Composition and Grammar

The methods and vocabulary of textual analysis introduced through close reading, discussion, and written commentary of selected poems, plays, and prose texts, from the Renaissance to the present. The techniques of French critical writing, oral explication de texte, and commentaire composé will be stressed. Includes study of general linguistic problems pertaining to the structure of modern French (vocabulary, phonetics, grammar style). This course is required of all French majors and minors and for students wishing to study in France.


4 units


FREN 201; or permission of instructor

Core Requirements Met

  • Regional Focus
  • Foreign Language