Learning Goals - South Africa

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1. Professional vocabulary

1.1. Poetry

1.1.1. What?

1.1.1.1. How does the poem affect the reader?

1.1.1.2. What does the poem communicate, present, discuss?

1.1.2. How?

1.1.2.1. Figurative language

1.1.2.1.1. See: tropes below

1.1.2.2. Semantic pattern

1.1.2.3. Voice

1.1.2.4. Rhythm

1.1.2.5. Words, concepts or names with value

1.1.2.6. Graphic presentation

1.1.2.7. Narrative elements

1.1.2.7.1. Characters

1.1.2.7.2. Story

1.1.3. Why in that way?

1.1.3.1. What is the effect of the "How"?

1.1.3.2. How do the stylistic choices help to achieve the goals of the "what" of the poem?

1.2. Short story analysis

1.2.1. What?

1.2.1.1. What does the story want to.....

1.2.1.1.1. Discuss

1.2.1.1.2. Criticise

1.2.1.1.3. Make us aware of

1.2.1.2. Theme(s)

1.2.2. How?

1.2.2.1. Style/language

1.2.2.2. Environment

1.2.2.3. Characters and character relations

1.2.2.4. Narration/Point of view

1.2.3. Why in that way?

1.2.3.1. What is the effect of the "How"?

1.2.3.2. How do the stylistic choices help to achieve the goals of the "what" of the short story?

1.3. Rhetorical analysis

1.3.1. What?

1.3.1.1. Communication and context

1.3.1.1.1. What is the speech designed to achieve?

1.3.1.1.2. Which contraints is the speaker working under?

1.3.1.1.3. Who is the primary, secondary (etc) audience?

1.3.2. How?

1.3.2.1. Schemes

1.3.2.1.1. Anaphora

1.3.2.1.2. Epiphora

1.3.2.1.3. Anadiplosis

1.3.2.1.4. Epanalepsis

1.3.2.1.5. Alliteration

1.3.2.1.6. Assonance

1.3.2.1.7. Asyndeton

1.3.2.1.8. Polysyndeton

1.3.2.1.9. Climax

1.3.2.1.10. Parallelism

1.3.2.1.11. Antithesis

1.3.2.1.12. Hyperbole

1.3.2.2. Appeal

1.3.2.2.1. Logos

1.3.2.2.2. Pathos

1.3.2.2.3. Ethos

1.3.2.3. Tropes

1.3.2.3.1. Personification

1.3.2.3.2. Metaphor

1.3.2.3.3. Simile

1.3.2.3.4. Symbol

1.3.3. Why in that way?

1.3.3.1. What is the effect of the "How"?

1.3.3.2. How do the stylistic choices help to achieve the goals of the speech?

1.4. Non-fiction prose

1.4.1. What?

1.4.1.1. What is the primary, secondary etc claim of the text?

1.4.1.2. What is the effect on the reader?

1.4.2. How?

1.4.2.1. Appeal

1.4.2.1.1. Logos

1.4.2.1.2. Pathos

1.4.2.1.3. Ethos

1.4.2.2. Humour, irony

1.4.2.3. Anecdotes, recollections

1.4.2.4. Words with value

1.4.2.5. Sentence structure

1.4.3. Why in that way?

1.4.3.1. What is the effect of the stylistic choices?

1.4.3.2. How do the stylistic choices help to achieve the goals of the text?

2. The goal of the course is to use textual analysis of speeches, argumentative prose, short stories and poems to gain insight into life in South Africa during and after Apartheid

3. Based on our insight in South Africa's past, we'll make a status report on South Africa today