EN503 Literature and Worldview



Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit explores how Australian literature reflects and transforms literary traditions. It considers how significant early Australian authors shaped views of the bush and the city as contexts for constructing national identities. Students will identify literary techniques in works written for children and for adults, and reflect on how these techniques influence interpretation. Visual literacy skills will be applied to evaluating picture books that cross age boundaries. Students are challenged to look at the set texts through a Christian worldview lens, considering their over-arching themes.


Unit offerings

Face to face: Semester 1, 2024 and Semester 1, 2025 (Every Year, Semester 1)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.