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This course examines the relationship between the written and filmed versions of a story, novel, or play. The course will explore how character development, plot, narrative, symbols, and language are translated from text to film. To facilitate analysis, students will acquire a basic vocabulary for discussing literature and film. African-American themes regarding socio-historical context, aesthetics, and critical theory will be examined. The course establishes connections between literature and other areas of arts and communications.