This unit introduces students to a selection of contemporary literature from the Australasian region (including works in English from such areas as Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, and China). Students learn to analyse themes and styles from a variety of genres (including poetry, novels, and dramas). Students will compare works from a variety of cultures against the backdrop of the global market for literature and learn how to conduct academic research.
PRESCRIBED TEXT - MISTER PIP
PRESCRIBED TEXT - EVERY SECRET THING
PRESCRIBED TEXT - WAKE IN FRIGHT
PRESCRIBED TEXT - THE ART OF CHARLIE CHAN HOCK CHYE
PRESCRIBED TEXT - THE RAINBOW TROOPS
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