Continuing the work begin in English 111, students in this course will review grammar, usage, and proofreading, will study the various types of essays, and will practice writing in response to short stories, poems, and plays. In addition, students will study the major principles of documentation and will examine the various forms of academic writing, particularly the essay examination. Must precede English 211. Prerequisite: Completion of English 111 with a grade of "C" or better.