Mystery and Fantasy
SPAN 440-010: Mystery and Fantasy (Credits: 3)
In this course students will read several outstanding short stories, to develop the ability to communicate their thoughts and ideas orally, read and write more proficiently, as well as learn how writers use conventional techniques to design their plots, configure characters, and create suspense. Students will practice summarizing content in writing, as well as narrating and describing the content in all major time frames of past, present, and future in paragraph-length discourse. Students will learn new vocabulary and will write one short story as their final project.