ECW3211: Literary Genre II: Horror, Mystery, and Suspense

Credits 4
Course Length
4 weeks
The Literary Genre II: Horror, Mystery, and Suspense course introduces students to the conventions and techniques of horror, mystery, and suspense writing and the relevance of these styles to all forms of writing. Students will examine what drives mysteries, the tension that defines suspense, and the fear of death, failure, and the unknown that makes horror piquant. This course presents the works of key creators of these genres in media from the short story to the monster movie to survival-themed games.

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