INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Education and Humanities
3+2 English Language and Literature Master
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ELT 506 The Rise and Development of English Novel Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
7.5 588 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Alpaslan Toker, Assist. Prof. Dr. Alpaslan Toker, Assist. Prof. Dr.
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COURSE OBJECTIVE
- To analyze novels of the respective centuries in terms of form and language, character and structural meaning;
- To incorporate elements of the historical and social aspects of the period into an understanding of the texts;
- To write analytical essays on topics drawn from the texts;
- To evaluate the theoretical and philosophical concerns associated with the novel

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction to the English Novel
  2. Aphra Behn’s Oroonoko
  3. John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress
  4. Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe
  5. Samuel Richardson's Pamela
  6. Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Presentation
    • Seminar
    • Assignments
    • Other:Seminar Papers
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Project110
    Midterm Exam(s)120
    Presentation115
    Term Paper115
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • • analyse novels of the nineteenth century in terms of form and language, character and structural meaning
    • • incorporate elements of the historical and social aspects of the period into an understanding of the texts
    • • write analytical essays on topics drawn from the texts
    • • evaluate the theoretical and philosophical concerns associated with the novel
    TEXTBOOK(S)

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week)14x342588
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 0
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination7,50
      Total Workload: 588
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 24