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PRO FORMA KURSUS

PROGRAM PERSEDIAAN IJAZAH SARJANA MUDA PERGURUAN (PPISMP)


KURSUS BIDANG TUMPUAN
Course Title
Course Code

English Studies
Pengajian Inggeris
TSL1034

Credit

4(4+0)

Learning Hours

160 hours

Medium of
Instruction
Pre-requisite

English

Semester

One

Learning
Outcomes

1.

None

Identify literary elements and devices in short stories,


poems and novels. (1.1, 6.1)

2.

Discuss the effectiveness of literary elements in short


stories, novels and poems. (6.1, 6.3, 6.4)

3.

Analyse the use of literary devices in literary texts. (6.1,


6.3)

4.

Express personal responses to literary texts through reader


response activities. (6.1, 6.3)

5.
Synopsis

Apply critical appreciation skills by responding to literary

texts, in oral and written form. (5.2, 6.1, 6.3)


This course provides an overview of literature by focussing on
short stories, novels and poems. It involves a study of the writers
background. It also analyses the effectiveness of the literary
elements and devices in the three genrs.
Kursus ini memberi pendedahan terhadap genr cerpen, novel
dan puisi. Ia memberi tumpuan terhadap latar belakang penulis.
Ia juga menganalisa keberkesanan struktur karya dan gaya
bahasa dalam ketiga-tiga genr tersebut.

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TOPIC

CONTENT

Overview of Literature

1.1 Literary genres


1.2 Literary elements

Short Stories
Choose 4 short stories from the 2.1 Researching writers background and
setting
suggested list:
2.2 Analysing themes
An Ounce of Cure (Alice Munro)
2.3 Drawing plot lines, time lines and
sequencing events
Everythingss Arranged (Siew Yue
2.4 Analysing characters and character
Killingley)
traits
A Unicorn in the Garden (James
Thurber)
2.5 Identifying literary devices
2.6 Evaluating language and style
A & P (John Updike)

HOURS
4

2.7 Reader response activities


2.8 Reviewing literary elements and
devices in short stories.

3.1 Introduction to novels


Background of author
Overview of literary elements of
novels

3.2 Setting
3.3 Analysing themes

3.4 Plot

3.5 Analysing characterisation and


character traits

3.6 Point of view


3.7 Reviewing literary devices and
elements

3.8 Reader response activities

Poetry
Choose 4 poems from the
suggested list:

4.1 Identifying subject, persona,


addressee
4.2 Analysing themes

The Way Things Are by Roger


McGough

4.3 Identifying poetic devices


4.4 Appreciating language and style

A Worn Path (Eudora Welty)


Two Kinds (Amy Tan)
The Kiss (Kate Chopin)
B. Wordsworth (V. S. Naipaul)
The Third and Final Continent
(Jhumpa Lahiri)
3

Novel
Lecturers can choose 1 novel
written by the authors in the list
given

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CONTENT

HOURS

4.5 Comparing poems on similar themes


4.6 Reflecting on relevance of poems

Rain by Muhammad Haji Salleh


On A Tree Fallen AcrossThe
Road (Robert Frost)
Democracy (Langston Hughes)
Hawk Roosting (Ted Hughes)

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4.7 Reader response activities
4.8 Review poetic devices in the poems
studied

Sadie And Maud (Gwendoyln


Brooks)
I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud
(William Wordsworth)
Mid Term Break (Seamus
Heaney)
I Know Why The Caged Bird
Sings (Maya Angelou)
TOTAL

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Literary texts will be selected from the following list of authors.


No.

Short Stories

No.

Poem

No.

Novel

H.H. Munro (Saki)

Robert Frost

George Orwell

Alice Walker

Wilfred Owen

Harper Lee

Kate Chopin

Muhammad Hj Salleh

Jane Austen

Seema Jena

Roger McGough

Anita Desai

Almuya Malladi (The


Mango Season)

Roald Dahl

William Blake

Katherine Mansfield

Emily Dickenson

K.S.Maniam

Shirley Jackson

Thomas Hardy

Ruth Prawer Jabvala

Catherine Lim

Shirley Lim

Thomas Hardy

D.H.Lawrence

Cecil Rajendra

Amy Tan

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R.K. Narayan

10

E. E. Cummings

10

Chinua Achebe

11

Henry Lawson

11

Langston Hughes

11

V.S. Naipul

12

Jeffrey Archer

12

Wole Soyinka

12

William Golding

13

O. Henry

13

Siegfried Sasson

14

William Faulkner

14

Kenneth Slessor

15

Ray Bradbury

15

William Wordsworth

16

Lee Kok Liang

16

Ted Hughes

17

Siew Yue Killingly

17

D.H.Lawrence

18

V. S. Naipaul

18

Gwendolyn Brooks

19

Jhumpa Lahiri

19

Maya Angelou

20

John Updike

20

Rupert Brooke

21

Eudora Welty

22

Amy Tan

23

James Thurber

24

Edgar Allen Poe

Assessment

Coursework

50%
50%
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Examination
Learning Hours

Face-to-face Learning Hours

60 hours

Non Face-to-face Learning Hours

100 hours

Main References

Barnard, B. and Winn F. D. (2006) Access Literature: An Introduction


to fiction, poetry and drama. Boston:Thomson Higher
Education.
Kennedy, X.J. and Gioia, D. (2005) Introduction to fiction, poetry and
drama. New York: Pearson Longman.
Kirszner, L. G. and Mandell, S. (2001) Literature: Reading, reacting
and writing. Orlando: Harcourt College Publishers.

Additional
References

Carter, R.A. and Long, M.N. (1987). The web of words: Exploring
literature through language. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Press.
Collie, J. and Slater, S. (1987). Literature in the language
classroom. Cambridge: Cambridge University
Press.
Malachi, E.V. (2003). In Sights Malaysian Poems. Kuala Lumpur:
Maya Press.
Maley, A. and Moulding, S. (1986). Poem into poem. Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press.
Mc Rae, J and Malachi V.E (1999). Now Read On. London: Routledge.
Ruse, C. (1992). The Cassell dictionary of literature and literary terms.
London: Cassell Publishers.
PANEL PEMURNIAN

No.

Name

IPGK

Experience/Qualifications

1.

Hjh. Ashidah binti


Asnan

IPGK Raja
Melewar

B.A. (Hons) English, University of Malaya


Diploma Education, University of Malaya
Certificate TESL, University of
Manchester, UK
M. Sc. TESL, Universiti Putra Malaysia
23 years of teaching experience in
secondary schools
13 years of teaching experience in IPG
MTDP Master Trainer
Pensyarah Cemerlang (DG 54)

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2.

Name

IPGK

Experience/Qualifications

Quah Seok Hoon

IPGK Tuanku
Bainun

Certificate of Teaching (MP Kinta, Ipoh)


Specialist Teaching Certificate (TESL),
(MP Ipoh)
BA (Hons) TESOL, University of
Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
M.Ed (TESOL) University Sains Malaysia
5 years of teaching experience in primary
schools
9 years of teaching experience in
secondary schools
10 years of teaching experience in IPG
Pensyarah Cemerlang (DG 52)

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