Option 1: Depth study of a particular genre
Option 2: Case Study of a particular artist
Length: 2500 words
DETAILS OF ASSESSMENT:
Assignment 1- Depth Study/Case Study
This assessment comprises a depth study of a particular genre of Asian literature or a case study of a particular artist. It is a research assignment designed to develop a comprehensive understanding of the selected aspect or aspects of interest/relevance to you and your teaching. The study should be approximately 2500 – 3000 words in total.
Scope of Assessment:
If you choose the genre option, you should focus your study on a particular chronological and cultural context and ensure that you demonstrate the relationship between the genre you have selected and the context.
Genre for selection might include the following:
• The novel
• Visual texts
• Short stories
If you choose the ‘artist’ option, you will need to consider the development of the artist’s career, the social and cultural context in which the artist operates/operated, and the artist’s major works and themes.
Artists for selection might include the following:
• a poet
• a cartoonist/animator
• a novelist
• a short story writer
• a dramatist
• a film director