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IIIrd Semester Syllabus for Core and Applied Component Courses in English. St. Xavier’s College –Autonomous, Mumbai.

St. Xavier’s College – Autonomous Mumbai

Syllabus For IIIrd Semester Courses in ENGLISH (June 2013 onwards) Contents: Syllabus for Courses: A.ENG.3.01 – The Elements of Poetry A.ENG.3.02 – Indian Writing in English 1850-1980 A.ENG.3.MS -- Media Studies (Applied Component)

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IIIrd Semester Syllabus for Core and Applied Component Courses in English. St. Xavier’s College –Autonomous, Mumbai.

S.Y.B.A. English Title: The Elements of Poetry

Course: A.ENG.3.01

Learning Objectives: To acquaint the student with the basic elements of verse, and to read and appreciate the thematic and formal aspects of a wide range of poems.

Number of lectures: 45
Topics: 1. The elements of poetry and definition of terms. An understanding of imagery, symbolism, rhyme, and meter. (5 lectures) 2. Identification of major poetic forms: Lyric, Sonnet, Ode, Ballad, Epic, Dramatic Monologue, Elegy, Free Verse. (5 lectures) 3. Detailed study of poems exploring themes like Love, Life, Nature, God, Death, War, People, Roads and Journeys. (30 lectures) 4. Practical criticism and writing a critical appreciation. (5 lectures)

Recommended Reference Books: Abrams, M.H., A Glossary of Literary Terms Seturaman et al, Practical Criticism Preminger, The Princeton Encyclopaedia of Poetry and Poetics

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IIIrd Semester Syllabus for Core and Applied Component Courses in English. St. Xavier’s College –Autonomous, Mumbai.

S.Y.B.A. English Title: Indian Writing in English 1850-1980

Course: A.ENG.3.02

Learning Objectives: To read Indian literature in the context of changing political and social identities.

Number of lectures: 45
Topics 1. Introduction (3 lectures) The historical context – 19th century writings, a discussion of Macaulay’s Minute on Education, Derozio, Bankim Chandra, Krupa Sattianadan 2. Nationalism, the freedom...
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