- Read and discuss representative selections of various genres from the early Greek and Roman Empires through the Renaissance with insight and a knowledge of literary terminology.
- Construct informed and ethical arguments about historical and contemporary fine arts or other cultural products from the standpoint of diverse cultures.
- Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.
- Gather relevant information from original literature and recognized literary authorities to identify assumptions and relevant contexts when presenting a position.
**1500 Word paper*