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JUPEB 2020 LITERATURE IN ENGLISH AREAS OF CONCENTRATION/SYLLABUS

JUPEB Literature in English syllabus
JUPEB literature in English syllabus is available for free on our platform for students that need the updated JUPEB syllabus for the 2020 academic session.

What you should know about JUPEB Literature in English Syllabus.

JUPEB LITERATURE IN ENGLISH
SYLLABUS

BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION
Literature as a course helps students explore how writers use the creative resource
of language (in fiction/non-fiction, poetry, drama) to explore the entire range of
human experiences. Studying literary texts exercises the imagination and provides
critical insights into all areas of human experience through literary texts helps
students build skills of analytical and interpretive argument, become active, careful,
creative and critical readers; practice writing in a variety of genres and untimely
become effective thinkers and communicators. Beyond this, studying literature at
higher education encourages one to view the reading of challenging and imaginative
texts as an essential and rewarding part of life-long commitment to learning and
development. By reading literature critically, students gain essential training in how
to think clearly write articulately, which are essential skills for academic and career
success.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES
At the end of the series of courses, candidates should be able to:
1. Identify the features of Literature and understand a variety of literary-critical terms and concepts
2. Develop an awareness of the relationship between content and literary form
3. Demonstrate the relevance of Drama, Prose Fiction and Poetry to the individual and society
4. Acquire skills and confidence in reading, speaking and writing about literature
5. Gain knowledge of the major traditions of literatures, and develop an appreciation
for the diversity of literary and social norms within each tradition
6. Apply the acquired skills and knowledge in active reading or close analysis of texts
7. Cultivate the capacity to judge the aesthetic and ethical value of literary texts as well as articulate the standards behind there judgements.
8. Cultivate the ability for informed personal response to texts across different genres, cultures and traditions
9. Develop the critical skills necessary as a precursor to personal development

FIRST SEMESTER COURSES
LIT 001: INTRODUCTION TO DRAMA (3 UNITS)
LIT 002: INTRODUCTION TO PROSE FICTION(3 UNITS)

SECOND SEMESTER COURSES
LIT 003: INTRODUCTION TO POETRY (3 UNITS)
LIT 004: LITERARY APPRECIATION & PRATICAL CRITISM (3
UNITS)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

LIT 001: Introduction to Drama (3 Units)
This course will introduce students to the fundamentals of drama (author, setting,
stage convention, theme, imagery, language, character, audience, as well as some
drama theory and theatre history) via the study texts representing different traditions
and cultures in dramatic literature.
Specific Objectives
By the end of the course the candidate should be able to:
1. Read actively, discuss thoughtfully, respond personally and write critically about
a range of drama texts
2. Compare and contract major theatrical movements in drama and their historical
and cultural contexts
3. Identify and analyse the major elements of drama, including plot, character,
setting, dialogue, symbolism, theme, and spectacle;
4. Identify and analyse major genres of drama, including tragedy, comedy, and
tragicomedy, and
5. Understand drama as a cultural construct that produces competing interpretations

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LIT 002: INTRODUCTION TO PROSE FICTION (3 Units)

Introduction to prose fiction explores a variety of prose narratives such as short stories and novels. The course is intended to develop a critical as short stories and novels. The course is intended to develop a critical awareness of literary techniques
and cofithexts in the representation of experience. The course will introduce students to the practices of reading, analysing and discussing prose fictions. To understand
literary works, the class will study the tools of fiction that enable one to interpret, analyse and appreciate a wide range of prose texts and styles and explore their uses in individual a wide range of prose texts and styles and explore their uses in individual works. Also, the ways in which authors might use psychology, myth,
literature, and history shall be explored in understanding texts. Through class discussion, lecture, and writing, students will develop a more sophisticated understanding of prose fiction and how it works, with a view, ultimately, to seeing it as a relevant profit of our lives and of the World in which we live.

Specific Objectives
At the end of the course, the candidate is expected to:
1. Read and critically analyse prose fictions, written in diverse time periods, styles, and tones
2. Situate writers and narratives within their social, political, and historical moment
3. Display enhanced skills in finding and using direct textual evidence in support of his/her arguments and to integrate that evidence into his/her own writing
4. Read literature as an art form that asks valuable questions rather than provides fixed answers; and
5. Construct challenging, useful questions that lead to persuasive critical arguments.

LIT 003: INTRODUCTION TO POETRY (3 UNITS)
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the complexity and pleasures of poetry. The class will explore the various techniques and genres open to poets that enable then to produce works of art which speak to us and push us to think.

The course emphasizes close reading of the taxes as well as writing about poetry.

Specific Objectives
At the end of the course, the candidate is expected to:
1. Develop enhanced ability to discuss themes and styles of a range of poetry.
2. Read and discuss sample poems with confidence and in an informed
manners
3. Identify the intention and effect of the use of rhyme and imagery
4. Appreciate how the formal elements of languages and genre shape meaning in poetry; and
5. Beware of a range of poetry across different traditions.
At the end of the course, the candidate is expected to:
1. Develop enhanced ability to discuss themes and styles of a range of poetry.
2. Read and discuss sample poems with confidence and in an informed
manners
3. Identify the intention and effect of the use of rhyme and imagery
4. Appreciate how the formal elements of languages and genre shape meaning in poetry; and

5. Beware of a range of poetry across different traditions.

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LIT 004: LITERARY APPRECIATION & PRACTICAL CRITICISM (3 UNITS)
This section requires students to analyse a poem or prose text that students have (probably) never seen before. As such, students have no prior contextual understanding- historical, cultural, social, and biographical of the poem/poet or
prose/writer. The focus is therefore no identifying and evaluating the format
elements (point of view, language, poetic devices, and form/structure) of the poem or prose, and from the evidence, provide an examination or discussion of the texts main theme. Students are required to read lengthy pieces and prose,
analyse/react/respond to them in writing. It is designed to test whether students can apply the processes of study that they have used in connecting with set texts to
material which is new to them

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES
At the end of the course, the candidates should be able to:
1. Compare and contract two or more unfamiliar extracts of different texts
2. Differentiate between genres, and appreciate different purposes of writers of
prose and the difference between fact and nation
3. Explore literary features of the prose/poetry and most especially enjoy the effect
of the passage/poem as a whole
4. Show an understanding of how each writer has created his/her effects, and how
the language, form and structure of the passage have helped in doing things
5. Develop skills of personal response to text, supported by close and detailed
discussion written in coherent and well-constructed essays.

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