University of Technology Sydney

54072 Narrative and Theory

Requisite(s): 54070 Fictional Forms OR 58121 Fictional Forms OR 54071 Imagining the Real OR 58216 Imagining the Real
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 58330 Narrative and Theory


Based on practice, and oriented towards the production of writing, this subject focuses on the large field of narrative theory and its essential elements. Students study and practise aspects of narrative, including point of view, temporality, mimesis and diegesis, and story and plot development. A range of narrative theory and writing is studied and discussed, integrating practical work with critical reflection and enabling students to produce a critical essay on theory along with a piece of narrative writing.

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