The aim of the first part of the lectures is to endow students with reading skills necessary for critical evaluating of literary text, to teach the correct interpretation of its formal characteristics and its appropriate placing in the context of the cultural panorama typical for the historical period in question.
The monographic part offers the possibility for an in-depth critical-thematic study and aims to equip the students with several of the possible research methods.
Knowledge and understanding
Teaching Italian literature will endow students with a critical and substantial skills regarding the formal structure of the text, enabling them to apply the acquainted knowledge and understanding.
The study of methodologies and analysis of the techniques of literary communication will facilitate understanding of the structure and content of literary texts. Such an ability, combined with the written practice, will provide students with writing skills suitable for the production of informational content of various kinds.
At the end of the course, thanks to the analytical knowledge accompanied by theoretical, linguistic and literary background, the students should have acquired the ability to collect data and critically interpret the passage in order to formulate independent and motivated judgments regarding the texts within their socio-cultural context.
By approaching the last part of the course, students should have achieved the ability to communicate and write in comprehensible and correct manner and learn to use a particular style - accordingly to the content (literary or essay writing).
The commitment to the theoretical and structural aspects should give students a certain mastery of methodology along with learning skills useful for the access to their future professions, as those of teaching, communication, creative writing.