• 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.

Course Overview

You have

  • ‘A’ (or strong B in consultation with teachers) in Year 10 Australian Curriculum English or a rating of CA or above for English 2

TASC course

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
    Applied Learning
  • Vocational Education: Creative Industries, Hospitality , Tourism, Community Services, Early Childhood Education and Care, Information and Cultural Services.