Ang Lee. Brokeback Mountain.
Narrative and Genre
This unit extends the study of literature to popular genres, such as science fiction, gothic horror, detective stories and autobiography. This unit makes use of narrative and genre theory, an investigation of historical and political contexts, and psychoanalytic tools to further understanding of literature and genre.
This approach acknowledges story-telling as a fundamental means through which human beings make sense of and order the world.
Bram Stoker. Dracula.
Sylvia Plath. Ariel.
Creative essay 1250 words 30%; critical essay 1250 words 30%; journal 750 words 20%; tutorial/online group work 20%