This unit encourages students to critically engage with and analyse a variety of historical and contemporary literary, visual and performance texts. By examining the ways that storytelling and argument generate the meaning in human communications, students will learn to respond to texts in imaginative and critical ways. In developing methodologies for reading and interpreting texts, the unit will especially cultivate students’ fluency in analysing the interplay between form and content in those texts. Students will also be introduced to several current theoretical perspectives.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Online resources will be provided via links on the LMS for this unit.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):