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SP 231: Performance of Literature (3 credits)

Course Description

Introduction to the study of literature through performance. Practice in rhetorical and literary analysis culminating in and performance of literary selections for an audience. The nature of performance criticism. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for ENG 100 or SP 151.


Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

  • Use an in-depth process of written literary analysis to understand and appreciate various selections from prose, poetry and dramatic literature.
  • Utilize voice, speech and body to interpret and communicate effectively to an audience selections from prose, poetry and dramatic literature.
  • Use emotion and imagination through recall and transference to bring the literary happenings alive in a creative experience.
  • Listen critically and appreciatively to the oral presentation of various selections from prose, poetry and dramatic literature and give evaluation feedback to peers as well as analyze in writing one's own performances.

Degrees and Certificates

For transfer information within the UH system, visit the System Transfer page


Resources

Student Spotlight: The Thurber Carnival (.mov, 620MB)


Classes Offered

 

page last updated: April 28, 2014

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