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This unit is a natural follow up to Understanding Narrative Fiction, and will develop your understanding of narrative analysis through a study of approaches, concepts and key tools applied to narrative fiction.
The program is divided into two modules, 'Modernism' and 'Beyond Modernism' and is concerned with key developments in prose fiction of the early 20th century. Key works of fiction that may be covered during the unit include:
The unit aims are directed towards developing a range of technical tools and concepts to analyse narrative fiction, and construct suitably sophisticated critical analyses of these texts. A final research essay (40% of your overall mark) will bring together the skills learned during the unit, and evidence your ability to undertake literary research at an advanced level.
To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have successfully completed the following unit:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Analysing Narrative unit, the topics you will study include:
Successful completion of this unit will provide you with the disciplinary grounding desirable for anyone wishing to pursue further academic study in the field of literature. You should feel confident in using a range of technical tools and concepts, and possess the ability to apply these in your analysis of narrative fiction. Your studies will culminate in a research essay designed to evidence the skills and knowledge you have gained over the duration of the course.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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