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ENL3006 The Art of Storytelling

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Arts and Communication

Requisites

Pre-requisite: 3 units of English Literature

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Students who have completed ENL2003 must not enrol in ENL3006.

Synopsis

Storytelling is considered to be a universal cultural practice. The study of narrative forms and structures thus contributes to a general understanding of how people make sense of themselves and their world. This course enables students to expand on concepts and skills from first and second year courses, providing more detailed strategies for analysing narratives in a variety of different textual forms, including novels, films and new media. Analyses of texts will also include studies of important historical and cultural contexts, to highlight the relationship between text and context, but also to demonstrate the general validity of studying storytelling as a mode of engagement with the world.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2014 External
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba