Aims and Objectives of the course
- Understand literature as a creative act.
- Understand the creative process involved in literary composition.
- Understand different forms and techniques of literary composition such as types of prose, poetry and drama.
- Appreciate the writers purpose, intended meaning, the attitudes and moods experienced and cultural appeal.
- Formulate their emotional and intellectual response to literacy composition.
- Understand multiplicity of meanings of a composition including indirect and figurative meaning.
- Write original composition in prose, poetry and drama.
To make learners:
- Aware of the act of Translation
- Understand the difficulty of translating across languages.
- Able to translate simple text effectively.
This course is as much teacher centered as student centered. That implies the teacher herself/himself shall display in her interactions a degree of literary sensibility and sensitivity.
- It is expected that teacher will:
- Articulate multiple meanings as an example of reading
- Draw the attention of students to indirect and figuratively expressed meanings
- Explain the features of different forms of literary composition.
It is also expected that learners develop a holistic appreciation of literature in terms of Listening, speaking, reading and writing (LSRW).
Learners are to participate in the process of literature appreciation and treat their own reposes with respect.
Classroom discussions and a brief exposition of composition by students to cultivate the ability to express and reflect grounds of their response.