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Viewing: FRENCH 130, section 01


Term: 1192 - 1192
Instructor: Tresfels

Learning Goals

Introduce students to major works of Medieval and Renaissance French Literature and their historical context of production/reception.
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Introduce students to the discipline of literary studies and equip them with the tools to do a close-reading of a literary text.
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Develop students’ speaking proficiency toward the Advanced and Superior levels of French according to the ACTFL standards through three presentations, a weekly course summary/assessment and in-class discussions.
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Develop students’ writing proficiency toward the Advanced and Superior levels of French according to the ACTFL standards through a writing workshop and weekly writing assignments.
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Introduce students to the history of reception and the history of literary criticism, in order to understand how the reception of these Medieval and Renaissance texts evolved through time.
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Establish a definitional framework around the concepts of race, gender and religion, in order to build connexions between these Medieval and Renaissance works and our contemporary society.
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Course Elements

How useful to you were the in-class discussions?


How useful to you was the final project?


How useful to you were the oral presentations?


How useful to you were the readings?


How useful to you were the writing assignments?


Additional Questions

How much have you learned about literary movements and genres of the Medieval and Renaissance period? (Epic poetry, Courtly Love and Chivalric tales, Allegory, Humanist novel, Love sonnets, Travel narratives, Memoirs, Medical treatise)


How helpful were the oral assignments (presentations and bilans) in order to practice and improve your speaking proficiency?


How well were you introduced to the practice of close reading and literary analysis?


How did the texts studied help you understand or reconsider some aspects of our contemporary society?


Which of the works studied did you prefer and why?


Is there a topic or a specific work that you feel we should have spent more time on and why?



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