Engaging with Literature
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- 27 Feb 2023
- 23 Oct 2023
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Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- identify genres central to the study of English literature as a foundation for further study;
- demonstrate knowledge of key terms and conventions in English literary studies;
- apply skills in close reading and analysis of literary texts, including an understanding of literary techniques and the language of literary analysis;
- analyse the multiple ways in which texts produce meaning, and the relationship between form and content; and
- integrate reading, writing and research skills in the critical interpretation of literary texts.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in the Diploma in Arts or the bachelor of Special and Inclusive Education Primary.
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
- Other requirements -
Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
To engage with literature is to explore different ways of seeing the world – to appreciate and better understand human ideas, society, history and the future, and so expand your knowledge of the ideas central to human culture as these are expressed through the literary imagination. In this subject you will study a range of literary texts in English. You will be introduced to works from different historical periods in different genres - short stories, poetry, novels, and plays. You will also explore the key critical concepts in literary studies. You will explore these works through close reading and critical analysis, focusing on the relationship between form and content, and considering how the different literary techniques available to writers shape the way their texts make meaning.
Writing Exercise: 1000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Online Quiz: 200 words (equivalent). Relates to Learning Outcomes 5 Long Essay: 1800 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5 Take Home Examination: 1800 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-5
- Writing Exercise - 1000 words (15%)
- Online Quiz (5%)
- Long Essay (35%)
- Take Home Examination (45%)
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