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- The ways literary texts can be interpreted
- The ways in which literary texts represent culture and identity
- The relationship between authors, texts, audiences and contexts
- The ways values and ideas are represented in texts and how they are understood by audiences
- The ways historical and cultural contexts influence texts.
- Compare a set of poems from different historical and cultural contexts unified by a theme (love or loss)
- Study two texts that share common ideas or issues
- Undertake in-depth study critically examining one substantial text
- Negotiate and produce an independent text study
- Study literary texts drawn from the past and present, Australian and other cultures
- Respond to texts in a variety of ways (discussing, debating, creating)
- Create imaginative, interpretive and analytical responses.
- Enjoys reading and responding critically and creatively to complex texts from the past, present and from Australia and other cultures
- Appreciates aesthetic use of language and discussing ideas in depth
- Is interested in exploring how literary texts shape perceptions of the world and enable us to enter other worlds of the imagination.
This course is available at these
A-E ratings on mid and end of year reports will be replaced by a 9-point visual scale
- ‘A’ (or strong B in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English or a rating of CA or above for English 2
English Literature 3
May lead to
- University studies: a Bachelor of Arts, International Studies, Visual Communication, Media and Communication, Journalism, Education, Social Sciences, Law, Economics and
- Vocational Education: Creative Industries, Hospitality , Tourism, Community Services, Early Childhood Education and Care, Information and Cultural Services.