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ATS1903: Introducing literature: Ways of reading

Faculty of Arts

Introducing literature: Ways of reading

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In this unit, students will explore ways of reading and writing about literature that will equip them for further study of literatures in English and/or creative writing. Students will consider a number of concepts important to the study of literature and cultural movements. Through the close reading of texts from a range of times, places and traditions, students will consider how the pleasure of reading individual works relates to thinking historically and critically.


1 - Exercise/s - 25% 2 - Essay - 35% 3 - Exercise/s - 5% 4 - Take home final assessment - 35%


Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.