In this unit, you read some great plays and develop skills in reading dramatic texts. Looking at four or five plays in detail, we consider issues such as: what it means to read dramatic text; the relationship between text and performance; 'personation' and the establishment of dramatic character.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week, 1x1hr equivalent online task/week
1x1000wd scene analysis (25%), 1x1500wd essay (35%), 1x2000wd take-home exercise (40%)
(12 Junior credit points in English) or (6 Junior credit points in English and any of AMST1001, PRFM1601 or PRFM1602)