Storytelling: Styles and Structure

Module code: EN3191

Module co-ordinator: Dr Ruth Page

This module considers a representative range of narrative theory and relevant critical and linguistic texts. By the end of the module, you'll be able to...

  • Demonstrate the ability to produce detailed narrative analyses of texts through the identification of pertinent literary and/or linguistic features
  • Demonstrate wide reading in the field of narratology and show an ability to apply and evaluate this reading critically
  • Demonstrate the ability to collect and prepare data, and then present your research and analysis in the form of a logically argued, coherently structured, fluent, professionally presented essay


The module meets in weekly two-hour seminars that include group discussion of selected extracts.


Project proposal: 1,500 words (10%)

Essay: 3,500 words (90%)