chronological study of French literature from 18th to the 20th
on the development and continuity of ideas and their evaluation within the
political, social, and religious framework of the time, their influence on the
evolution of language and literature.Text analysis and discussion.
understanding, and appreciation of great French literary works within a context
of cultural history.
Suzanne Ravisé,Tableaux culturels de la France, 3rdedition, National TextboookCompany, Lincolnwood, IL,
de la Littérature française, XVIIIe, Larousse, Paris,
1.Attendance:The course being conducted exclusively in
French, students are strongly encouraged to attend classes as regularly as
possible.A significant percentage of
their final grade will be based on attendance and active participation to class
2.Reading:Students are required to be punctual with
their reading assignments and the completion of their questionnaires.
and note-taking:Students will be
assigned in turn an author from the Anthology, and required to make a brief,
anecdotal type of presentation (no longer than 5 minutes), presenting the
author and reading to the class a short excerpt from his/her work.The rest of the class will take note of what
is said and these notes will be collected at the end of the session.
analysis:Selective excerpts from a
significant numbers of literary works will be studied in class with individual
presentations followed by class discussion.These presentations, amplified through class discussion, will be
expanded and written as a formal paper.
5.Cultural appreciation:Long-feature movies presenting the evolution
of French institutions and society are scheduled for each century.
6.Final examination: It will consist in
a written text analysis.
analysis and final paper25%
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student’s permanent file in the Office of Academic Affairs.Scholastic dishonesty includes, but is not
limited to, cheating on assignments or examinations, plagiarizing,
misrepresenting work, or interfering with someone else’s work.