Course Title : Introduction to Literature
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
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Seminar
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Lab
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Credits ECTS
ELL 101-1 A 1 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language English
Course Level
Description An introduction to short story from British and American Literature and Novels. Analysis of use of setting, character and theme and voice in literature, with author and cultural studies background.
Objectives To improve English written and reading skills. To improve analysis of literature. To become acquainted with various forms of British and American literature. To analyze literature structure, style and genre. To critically write on exams analysis of vocabulary, metaphor, style, meaning and prose.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Introduction to the Course, Critical Thinking, How to write an essay
2What is Literature? Critical Thinking
3Literature, Theory and Criticism
4Poetry – the Basics
5Poetry – Figurative Language, Tone and Mood
6Prose– Novel and Short Story
7Prose – Dickens 1
8Prose – Dickens 2
9Dickens Panel Discussion
10MIDTERM
11Drama– the Basics
12Drama – Pirandello 1
13Drama – Pirandello 2
14Drama, Prose - Class Discussion
15Final exam preparation
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work -
Computer Usage -
Other -
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Understand the basic elements of poetry, short story, novel, and drama.
2Improve speaking and writing skills.
3Enhance their analytical skills in reading works of literature.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms120
Quizzes120
Projects00
Term Projects130
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade70
Contribution of final examination to overall grade30
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
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Total Workload
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Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14342
Assignments 155
Midterms 11414
Final examination 11111
Other 000
Total Work Load 120
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 4.8
ECTS 5

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