This course is discontinued

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Course content

The course gives an introduction to various forms of satire in English literature.

Learning outcome

Students are expected to master various satirical texts and to develop skills in exploring them critically in light of relevant scholarship. Students are encouraged to develop skills in close literary analysis and an understanding of texts which reflects knowledge of cultural and historical contexts.


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Formal prerequisite knowledge

A good proficiency in written and oral English

Overlapping courses

This course overlaps with ENG4371 – Satire (discontinued).


The course is taught throughout the semester with 2 hours per week.


Students must turn in an essay of 5 standard pages by a stated deadline during the semester. The evaluation is based on a 4-hour written exam. The exam is graded from A to E (pass) and F (fail).

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Autumn 2005


Autumn 2005

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