Introdution to literary analysis

Course Information
TitleΕΙΣΑΓΩΓΗ ΣΤΗ ΛΟΓΟΤΕΧΝΙΚΗ ΑΝΑΛΥΣΗ / Introdution to literary analysis
Title in ItalianIntroduzione all'analisi letteraria
SchoolItalian Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280006560

Programme of Study: UPS School of Italian Language and Literature 2013

Registered students: 98
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Italian Language and LiteratureCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Total Hours52
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Italian (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
At the end of the course the students will be able - to analyze a literary work (novel, short story in their traditional literary form) using the tools of narration. - to apply the theory of narrative analysis also in other forms of narration, such as online literature or comics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course aims to introduce students to the analysis of the story. We will focus in particular on the various elements to be taken into consideration when dealing with the analysis of a narrative text: the technical and content aspects (the author, the title, the characters, the places, the time, the plot, the techniques representation, etc.) useful for the analysis of the narration of a novel, or a comic
The poetic narrative
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Communication with students is via email. Lessons take place remotely. Student assessment takes place remotely.
Course Organization
Reading Assigment753
Student Assessment
Combination of written and oral examination at the end of the semester.
Student Assessment methods
  • Quiz (Summative)
Additional bibliography for study
Andrea Bernardelli, Che cos'è la narrazione, Roma, Carocci 2019 Περαιτέρω βιβλιογραφία θα δοθεί κατά τη διάρκεια των μαθημάτων. Ulteriore bibliografia verrà fornita durante le lezioni.
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