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8: Writing about the Natural World

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    Learning Objectives

    • Examine the concerns of scholars working to understand literary representations of the natural world.
    • Apply ecocriticism to works of literature.
    • Review works of poetry and fiction that explore the relationships between human beings and animals, plants, natural features, and natural phenomena.
    • Learn how to revise an academic argument for clarity, persuasiveness, and stylistic grace.
    • Draft and revise a critique of a work of literature based on environmental concerns.

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