Essay writing practice

Course Information
TitleΆσκηση στο Λογοτεχνικό Δοκίμιο / Essay writing practice
Title in FrenchDissertation littéraire
SchoolFrench Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006357

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Total Hours39
Class ID
1. Α (Α-Λ) ΜΑΚΡΟΠΟΥΛΟΥ Π.Polytimi Makropoulou
2. Β (Μ-Ω) ΠΛΟΥΜΙΣΤΑΚΗ Κ.Kalliopi Ploumistaki
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
  • Skills Development
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • French (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Training to the study of the French literature texts Improvement of the reading and writing comprehension and expression Familiarization with the basic terminology/jargon of literary analysis Autonomous literary texts understanding and analysis Capacity to distinguish different types of texts as well as stylistic characteristics
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course is a continuation of the course Υ-LOG-05, production of critical discourse. It is a training of students in a literary essay based on projects that have been studied in class (a literary work or a group of works related to the same theme). The reference text is the basis for texts’ analysis and studies on various issues such as literary, aesthetic, sociological, historical, etc. The course focuses not only on the analysis of a single topic but also on the practice of planning of writing and the study and resolution of methodological issues.
literary analysis, text approches, literary essay
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Laboratory Work391.6
Reading Assigment261.0
Written assigments391.6
Student Assessment
The evaluation is based on the achievement of the objectives of the course by each student and is assessed both with written assignments during the semester and with a written final exam (duration 2.5 hours)
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
F. Adam, Réussir la dissertation littéraire, analyser un sujet et construire un plan, Paris, A. Colin, 2005. Y. Baudelle (sous la dir. de), Dissertations littéraires générales, Paris, A. Colin, 2005.
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