First Cycle - Faculty of Arts and Sciences - German Language and Literature
Y : Year of Study S : Semester
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course Y S ECTS
ALM407 Techniques of Literary Analysis III Compulsory 4 7 4
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to characterize the german poetry from the baroque period to the present.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Dr. HAKAN ÇİL
Learning Outcomes
1 The students learn how to translate poems
2 They students learn about metaphors, images and symbols
3 They students have knowledge about lyrical theories
4 The students learn the difference between lyrical and common language
5 The students learn about the concept of poetry
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Course Contents
- Characteristics of Poetry Language
- Definition of Metaphor
- Symbol and Allegory in poetry
- Analysis of poems belonging to the mentioned periods
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1 Definition of lyrics
2 Language features in a poem
3 Holderlin's poetry
4 Goethe's poetry
5 Rilke's poetry
6 Metaphor
7 Symbol and allegory in poetry
8 Midterm exam
9 Metaphor II
10 Nikolaus Lenau's poetry
11 Conrad Ferdinand Meyer's poetry
12 Friedrich Hebbel and Nietzsche's poetry
13 Stefan Anders poetry
14 Morike's poetry
15 Images in a poem
16 Study week
17 Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
BURDORF, Dieter. Einführung in die Gedichtanalyse Stuttgart: Poeschel Verlag; Weimar: J.B. Metzlersche Verlag:1997.
SEIDLER, Herbert. Die Dichtung Stuttgart: Union Druckerei, 1959.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Face to face education, description method and presentations.
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Exam1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Exam1100
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
Activities Number Time (hours) Total Work Load (hours)
Theoretical 14 2 28
Pre Class Self Study 14 1 14
Post Class Self Study 14 2 28
Midterm Preparation 1 12 12
Final Preparation 1 12 12
Total 44 29 94
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