Literature In English
- This course provides learners the opportunity to read, interpret, evaluate and respond to a range of literature in English.
The range includes poetry, prose and drama from the works of William Shakespeare to contemporary literature. This course enables learners to deepen their understanding and appreciation of the ways in which writers use English to express meaning and achieve effects.
Additionally, it will stimulate learners to read for pleasure and to explore wider and universal issues, promoting a better understanding of themselves and the world. By studying this course, learners enjoy the experience of reading literature, understand and respond to literary texts in different forms and from different periods and cultures, communicate an informed personal response appropriately and effectively, appreciate different ways in which writers achieve their effects, experience literature’s contribution to aesthetic, imaginative and intellectual growth, and explore the contribution of literature to an understanding of areas of human concern.