|Module Title||MAFIA AND TERRORISM IN LITERATURE AND CINEMA|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Adriano Vincentelli|
|Semester||Intended for use in future years|
|Next year offered||N/A|
|Next semester offered||N/A|
|Other staff||Ms Janet Jones|
|Pre-Requisite||(Normally) Eligibility for entry to Level 2 Italian.|
|Course delivery||Lecture||Total of 26 Lectures, Seminars/Tutorials and Practicals.|
|Seminars / Tutorials||Total of 26 Lectures, Seminars/Tutorials and Practicals.|
|Practical||Total of 26 Lectures, Seminars/Tutorials and Practicals.|
|Assessment||Continuous assessment||Essay c.3000 words or equivalent 20%; Group presentation 10%.||40%|
- developed an appreciation of literature as a valid vehicle for socio-political comment.
- acquired a body of knowledge that would enable them to present examples of how humour (irony, satire, farce) can serve to promote serious discussion of issues of vital importance to society and to the individual.
- in view of the fact that the chosen texts do not in all cases present clearly defined answers to the problems raised, by the end of this module students should have further developed their ability to reach their own conclusions by weighing the factual evidence available and interpreting authors' attitudes to it.