ALL743 - Foundations in Narrative Theory
2024 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online, Community Based Delivery (CBD)*
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online, Community Based Delivery (CBD)*
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus||
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent
*Community Based Delivery (CBD) is for National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation NIKERI Institute students only.
Drawing on both theoretical texts and works of fiction, this unit examines the critical application of key aspects of narrative theories to fiction for adults and children. Topics include:
- types of narration, point of view and focalisation in narrative;
- beginnings and endings;
- narrative time;
- theory of genres and modes; and
- metafiction and experimental fiction.
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