LANG 3014 Arabic 306: Arabic Novel and Short Story
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 100052
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Description This is an optional subject in the Arabic major program, which aims to introduce students to the study of the Arabic novel and short story, and which examines the historical, political, social and cultural context that this literature reflects. This will be done by studying selected novels and short stories. Students will be able to do a research component on a novel of their choice. This subject will also examine children's literature, including traditional children stories and contemporary Arabic literature, as well as translated western traditional stories.
School Humanities & Comm Arts
Discipline Southwest Asian and North African Languages
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject
Arabic 204 or equivalent.
- develop an appreciation of the historical, social and cultural context in which the modern Arabic novel, short story and play developed;
- develop an appreciation of modern Arabic prose through the study of a selection of short stories;
- gain an understanding of the Arabic novel through a research study of selected Arabic novels;
- examine Arabic literature for children, themes, language, etc.
- Study of selected short stories and novels.
- Study of children literature: themes, language, style, moral messages, graphics and presentation.
There are inherent requirements for this subject that you must meet in order to successfully complete this subject. Make sure you read and understand the requirements for your subject online.
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Critical Review||Not specified||30||N||Individual|
|Professional Task||Not specified||20||N||Individual|
|End-of-session Exam||Not specified||50||N||Individual|