Literary analysis techniques I

Course Information
TitleΤεχνικές Ανάλυσης Λογοτεχνικών Κειμένων Ι / Literary analysis techniques I
Title in FrenchAnalyse du texte littéraire I
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006335

Programme of Study: UPS of French Language and Literature (2010-today)

Registered students: 139
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
1. Β (Ν-Ω) Μακροπούλου Π.Polytimi Makropoulou
2. Α (Α-Μ) Καδόγλου Τ.Triantafyllia Kadoglou
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
Active participation of students in oral text analysis and exercises during the semester
Learning Outcomes
• Training to the study of short texts of the French literature • Improvement of the reading and writing comprehension and expression • Familiarization with the basic terminology/jargon of literary analysis
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The students are trained to discuss and analyze simple literary texts (by examining their basic elements, ideas, arguments, narrative procedures and stylistic principles), in order to understand their different levels and significances. b. to interpret in their own terms/words the texts studied in class ( commentary, written comprehension), in order to get accustomed to the elementary terminology and methods of analyzing a literary text, before proceeding to a more profound approach.
Literary analysis, Narratology, French Literature
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Ε-mail, webpages and links ,film clips, etc., relative to the course.
Course Organization
Laboratory Work391.6
Reading Assigment251
Written assigments391.6
Student Assessment
Constant oral and written evaluation throughout the semester, final written exams
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Xavier Darcos, Histoire de la Littérature Française, Paris, Hachette, 2019. Michel Brix, Histoire de la littérature française, voyage guidé dans les lettres du XIe au XXe siècle, De Boeck,2015.
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