Analysing Narrative Fiction
Enhance your ability to study and reflect on narrative fiction. Discover new tools to aid with literary analysis. Unpack key literary subjects. Probe into some of the developments that shook prose fiction during the reign of 20th century modernism.
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At the completion of this subject you will:
- have confidence and skill in using a range of technical tools and concepts to analyse novels and short stories
- construct effective arguments about literary texts
- write clearly, perceptively and fluently about literary texts
- undertake research on literary topics
- undertake advanced work in literary studies with confidence in their disciplinary grounding
- appreciate reading fiction as an imaginative, life-enhancing experience.
Together with Narrative Fiction A, this subject makes a significant contribution to lifelong learning.
- Working with case studies
- Writing about literature
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No additional requirements
This subject continues the works of LCS22 Understanding Narrative Fiction in developing your ability to study fiction (in the form of novels and short stories) through practising some of the key tools, concepts and approaches of narrative analysis. The two content modules, 'Modernism' and 'Beyond Modernism', provide an overview of key developments in prose fiction since theÂ early twentieth century. The final assessment item, a research essay, requires you to undertake an extended piece of writing about literature.
- Research Essay (40%)
- Essay 1 (30%)
- Essay 2 (30%)
Current study term: 06 Nov 22 to 10 Feb 23
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