VCE Winter School - Literature
Building Number: 149
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Success in the Literature exam depends on strong skills in close reading and textual interpretation. Concentrating on nine of the most popular VCE Literature texts, participants will be able to select from a program consisting of lectures and tutorials delivered by leading academics and tutors. The lectures, specially designed for VCE students, will refer to specific passages and typical exam questions led by leading academics such as Professor Chris Wallace-Crabbe and Professor Deirdre Coleman. The small group tutorials will work intensively on practice passages and typical exam questions, building skills essential to the subject. On both days a session dedicated on successful examination strategies and techniques, delivered by Margot Thompson, an experienced VCE English teacher and examiner.
The selected texts are: Poetry: Chris Wallace-Crabbe, New and Selected Poems and Heaney Novels: Heart of Darkness, North and South and The Leopard Plays: Twelfth Night and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof Short Stories: Cate Kennedy and Prolux
Cost: $30 per lecture, $35 per tutorial