units

ATS3410

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Chris Worth

Notes

Previously coded CLS3050

Synopsis

The unit will investigate story-telling, narrative literature and the role of narrative in our lives. What constitutes narrative? What are its basic features? How does story-telling communicate meaning? How do we construct effective narrative texts? What do we do with narrative? What is the future of narrative? The texts studied are drawn from a variety of genres and countries. They will include short stories, a novel, and some visual texts. There will be some opportunity for the creation of narrative texts as part of the assessed work.

Assessment

Written work (2,700 words): 60%
Exam (2 hours): 40%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

One 2-hour seminar per week or 22 hours per semester

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites

A cornerstone unit in Literary Studies or permission

Prohibitions

ATS2410, AZA2410, AZA3410