Full course description
Through the course the following topics will be covered in relation to the short stories: Setting; Narrative Arc; Narrator and Point of View; Themes; Symbolism; Characterization; Setting; Language and Style; Plot and Structure; Conflict.
This course will take place between 7-9pm, 8-Week Course, 2 Febuary to 23 March 2023.
Online over Microsoft Teams
Closign date for applications:Monda, 23 January 2023
Week 1: ‘Hills like White Elephants’- Ernest Hemingway
Week 2: ‘Good People’- David Foster Wallace
Week 3: ‘You and Him- Louise Kennedy
Week 4: ‘Why don’t you dance’- Raymond Carver
Week 5: ‘The Arrangements’- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Week 6: ‘Night Swim’- Anne Enright
Week 7: ‘Drinking Coffee Elsewhere’- ZZ Packer
Week 8: ‘Luck’- Mary O Donnell
This course is for anyone who enjoys reading. It will be informal and will give students the space to reflect and analyse short stories, while learning how the short story is written from the perspective of a writer.
Dr. Patrick Holloway. Patrick is a writer and professor. He holds a PhD and Master’s degree in Creative Writing. He has been published widely in Europe, USA and South America. In Ireland he has been published by The Irish Times, The Stinging Fly, The Incubator, Southword, The Moth, among others. He has taught adult learners for over a decade.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old at course commencement.
Short courses are not assessed. Students will receive a UCC Certificate of Attendance upon completion.
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