Course Outline and Grades

General Outline

    All assignments are Pass/redo.

    You cannot turn in a level's assignments until the previous level has been passed

    ALWAYS work on the next levels even if you are unable to turn them in right away.

    You will examine the a Narrative of your choosing (a film or one season of a TV serial) with eight different theories by writing one-page papers about each theory as it relates to your narrative.

    The final Term Paper is a compilation of these small papers.

  • Tutorial
    • Must be done before Level 1 can be turned in
  • Level 1
    • Tropes
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 2
    • New Historicism
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 3
    • Allegory of the Cave
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 4
    • Class Consciousness
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 5
    • Class Struggle
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 6
    • Existentialism
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 7
    • Eco-Criticism
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 8
    • Deconstruction
    • Two Paragraphs; one page
    • One Citation
  • Level 9
    • Term Paper
    • All of the small papers
    • A few more paragraphs to write

Grades

  • For a C in the course, pass all of the 8 small papers
  • For an A in the course, pass the Term paper.