Students critically read and view a range of literary texts including, Hamlet, Blade Runner, 1984 and the poetry of W.B. Yeats, Wilfred Owen, W.H. Auden and Bruce Dawe. Students employ literary and critical analytical skills through their responses to the works studied. Students also have the opportunity to apply the stylistic features and literary techniques studied in the works of great writers to their own creative writing tasks.
50% – Responding to Texts
20% – Creating Texts
30% – Text Study
Part A: Comparative Text Study (15%)
Part B: Critical Reading DONE UNDER EXAM CONDITIONS (15%)
Stage 1 English is a prerequisite for Stage 2 English Literary Studies. Students who have taken Stage 1 Essential English or Stage 1 English as an Additional Language must get approval from the English Coordinator before enrolling.
The External Assessment Type 3: Text Study: Part B: Critical Reading is done electronically under exam conditions.