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1. Demonstrate an ability to identify and analyse recurring generic tropes of narrative, language and imagery within a wide range of texts from across a broad historic period.
2. Develop the ability to read and write on a wide variety of texts through different theoretical, thematic and generic lenses.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of historic and contemporary addiction discourses, and an ability to situate literary texts within their historical contexts.
4. Cultivate the ability to construct original and insightful comparative analyses of addiction narratives and conceptual theories.
|Student Effort Type
|Specified Learning Activities
|Autonomous Student Learning
Not applicable to this module.
|% of Final Grade
|Continuous Assessment: Weekly contribution to class discussions; short written comparison of two theoretical approaches; essay proposal
|Varies over the Trimester
|Assignment: End of term 3000 word essay. This will be a comparative essay focusing on two texts studied on the module, based on a choice of questions relating to the themes of the course, or on a relevant topic s
|Coursework (End of Trimester)
|Yes - 2 Hour
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Feedback will be provided on the assignment on Brightspace and, if requested, in one-to-one meetings