MYC221


Course Title Course Code Program Level
LITERATURE AND TRANSLATION I MYC221 Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures - Applied English and Translation Studies 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)
42 0 - 25 58 125 3 5

Teaching Staff 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 poems from other texts • be familiar with the elements of drama and poetry • be able interpret and anayze drama and poetry • 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 poetry and literary translation. After theoretical introduction students will read, interpret and analyze some English works of drama and poetry. 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 andpoetry • identify some literary elements such as plot, character, setting, irony, literary language etc. • read and critically evaluate dramatic texts and poems • compare and contrast the translated versions of dramatic texts and poems
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
6. Week HAMLET
7. Week HAMLET
8. Week MIDTERM
9. Week WAITING FOR GODOT
10. Week WAITING FOR GODOT
11. Week WHAT IS POETRY
12. Week WHAT IS MODERN POETRY
13. Week STOPPING BY THE WOODS ON A SNOWY EVENING BY ROBERT FROST
14. Week DULCE DECORUN EST BY WILFRED OWEN
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), Hamlet by Shakespeare Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett Stopping By the Woods by Robert Frost Dulce Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen
Work Placement(s) -
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)