Course name: Studies in Literature Course code: (ETS4U)

Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG3U
Course description: Explore major genres of literature and literary criticism as you analyze a range of literary texts, assess critical interpretations, and write analytical essays. Preview Course
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ETS4U Studies in Literature Grade 12 online course
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CA$500.00
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Interested in taking this course? Please note:
  • If you are a student already enrolled in an Ontario High School, please contact your school about taking courses with TVO ILC.
  • If your goal is to earn a high school diploma or if you are a homeschool student, an academic assessment of your application must be done before choosing courses, please visit Apply Now to start your application.
Grade: 12
Credits:1.0
Type: University Preparation
Language of Study: English
Prerequisites: ENG3U
Course description: Explore major genres of literature and literary criticism as you analyze a range of literary texts, assess critical interpretations, and write analytical essays. Preview Course

Course Overview

This course is for students with a special interest in literature and literary criticism. The course may focus on themes, genres, time periods, or countries. You will analyse a range of forms and stylistic elements of literary texts and respond personally, critically, and creatively to them. You will also assess critical interpretations and write analytical essays.

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This course is designed for independent study.
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27 Lessons

1.1   What is literary theory?

1.2   Exploring formalist literary theory

1.3   Understanding reader response literary theory

1.4   Investigating psychoanalytic literary theory

1.5   What is archetypal literary theory?

1.6   Exploring feminist literary theory

1.7   What is Marxist literary theory?

1.8   Understanding postcolonial literary theory

1.9   Tying it all together

2.1   Exploring narrative structure

2.2   Choosing the right lens

2.3   Writing an analysis of a short story

2.4   Using secondary sources

2.5   Using two schools of thought

2.6   Writing a short story critical analysis

3.1   Exploring poetry

3.2   Asking Deep Questions

3.3   Applying a critical lens to poetry

3.4   Applying literary theory to poetry

3.5   Comparing poetry

4.1   Selecting a novel

4.2   Developing your Reader’s Notebook about your novel

4.3   Developing analytical paragraphs

4.4   Working with essay structure

4.5   Planning the essay

4.6   Completing the essay

4.7   Preparing for the Final Test



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