MYC221


Course Title Course Code Program Level
LITERATURE AND TRANSLATION I MYC221 Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures - Applied English and Translation Studies Programme Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
03
(Fall)
3 0 - POSTER VE KISA SINAV 3 3 5

Teaching Staff Asst. Prof. GÜLŞEN DEMİR
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites -
Recommended Optional Programme Component -
Course Objectives After completing this course, students will: • have sufficient information about the characteristics of a literary text. • be able to distinguish dramatic texts and short stories from other texts • be familiar with the elements of drama and short stories • be able interpret and anayze drama and short stories. • be familiar with some literary translation theories. • Be able to compare and contrast the English texts and their Turkish translations
Course Content This course includes some background information about literature, drama and short story and literary translation. After theoretical introduction students will read, interpret and analyze some English works of drama and short stories. Finally they will compare and contrast the Turkish translations of these texts.
Learning Outcomes (LO) After completing this course, students will be able to: • analyze and evaluate the elements of literature in dramatic texts and short stories. • identify some literary elements such as plot, character, setting, irony, literary language etc. • read and critically evaluate dramatic texts and short stories. • compare and contrast the translated versions of dramatic texts and short stories.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
2. Week WHAT IS LITERATURE
3. Week WHAT IS DRAMA
4. Week WHAT IS TRAGEDY
5. Week HAMLET QUIZ I
6. Week HAMLET QUIZ II
7. Week HAMLET
8. Week MIDTERM
9. Week HAMLET
10. Week WHAT IS SHORT STORY
11. Week THE ROCKING HORSE WINNER BY D.H. LAWRENCE
12. Week THE LEGACY BY VIRGINIA WOOLF
13. Week MISS BRILL BY KETHERINE MANSFIELD
14. Week AN INTRUDER BY NADINE GORDIMER
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%) 10
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Literary Genres: Fowler, Wellek&Warren, Fishelov Tragedy: Aristotle’s Poetics, Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (Harold Bloom), Hamlet (W. Shakespeare), The Rocking Horse Winner by D.H. Lawrence The Legacy by Virginia Woolf Miss Brill by Katherine Mansfield An Intruder by Nadine Gordimer
Work Placement(s) -
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)