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ALL101 - The Stories We Tell: Inventing Selves and Others

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Briohny Doyle





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 1 hour Class per week, 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit will equip students with the vocabulary needed to talk about literary texts and invite students to think about the vital role that fictions play in giving shape to our identities. The unit approaches literature and literary study as important pathways to unlocking our identities and understanding our lives, affirming the potential for transformation of the self that literary texts and study offer. Set texts include classics from literature, contemporary film works and avant garde texts.


Introduction to Literary Studies Cloud (online) Quiz, 15%

1000 word creative essay with 500 word critical appendix, 30%

1500 word critical essay, 40%

Group Online Forum Conversation, 15%

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