7: Contemporary Literature


Competence aims in focus:

The aims of the studies are to enable students to:

  • elaborate on and discuss the relationship between form, content and stylistic register in sentences and texts
  • have a command of the terminology needed for analysing works of fiction, films and other aesthetic forms of expression
  • elaborate on and discuss the cultural position of the United States and Great Britain in the world today, and the background for the same
  • analyse and assess a film and a selection of other artistic forms of expression within English-language culture
  • elaborate on and discuss distinctive linguistic features of texts from different genres, from different periods and regions
  • assess his or her own language learning in terms of established language learning goals

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