Time Slots

Wednesdays (Oct. 26 - Nov. 30), 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

For members

$250

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For non-members

$300

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About this Class

In this course, you’ll discover great works of French and Francophone literature while you work on your language skills. Over the course of five weeks, you will be introduced to both modern and classic literary works. You will engage in lively book discussions that will focus on furthering your understanding of not only literature but also the French language. Three books and plays are discussed throughout the course. Books are available for purchase in the list below. Class is taught by Cassandre.


Spring Session Reading List

1- Barbey d'Aurevilly: Les Diaboliques
2- Moliere: L'Avare
3- Raymond Radiguet: Le diable au corps

Please note that the reading list does reflect the order in which the books will be discussed in class.

Books can be ordered on the MEP Education website here.

OBJECTIFS DU COURS:
1) Comprendre les contextes culturels, historiques et géographiques des écrits
2) Identifier les thèmes importants et parler intertextualité et interculturalité
3) Analyser le style littéraire de chaque auteur et les styles de narration
4) Utiliser le lexique d’analyse littéraire
5) Travailler l’argumentation orale et écrite à travers des débats, compte-rendus et exercices de création littéraire