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Wednesdays , 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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About this Class

In this course, you’ll discover great works of French and Francophone literature while you work on your language skills. Over the course of five weeks, you will be introduced to both modern and classic literary works. You will engage in lively book discussions that will focus on furthering your understanding of not only literature but also the French language. Three books and plays are discussed throughout the course. Books are available for purchase in the list below. Class is taught by Cassandre.

Spring 2023 Session Reading List

1- Colette: Sido
2- Yasmina Khadra : les Hirondelles de Kaboul
3- Scholastique Mukasonga : Notre-Dame du Nil
4- George Sand : Indiana
5- Sartre: Les mots

Please note that the order in which the books will be discussed in class is not yet confirmed as we are experiencing delays. The first book read will be SIDO.

Books can be ordered on the MEP Education website here.

1) Comprendre les contextes culturels, historiques et géographiques des écrits
2) Identifier les thèmes importants et parler intertextualité et interculturalité
3) Analyser le style littéraire de chaque auteur et les styles de narration
4) Utiliser le lexique d’analyse littéraire
5) Travailler l’argumentation orale et écrite à travers des débats, compte-rendus et exercices de création littéraire