Literary Genres Programme

University of Algiers                               Literary Genres

English Department                                       1st Year LMD

Ms.Bouadma                                                       2012\2013



-What is Literature? Student Problem with Literature
Introduction to Literary Genres
What is Fiction?

 The Novel

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

The Short Story

The Fall of the House of Usher by E.A. Poe

Eveline by James Joyce

What is Drama?

Text: Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Soliloquy ‘To be or not to be’

What is Poetry?

Text: Daffodils by William Wordsworth

Literary Elements:





Literary Techniques

Point of view



Imagery and Irony


Literary Movements


3 thoughts on “Literary Genres Programme

  1. miss when we read a novel for example pride and prejudice in the test or the exam you will ask us about this book or about this course pleas i need your replay because i don’t know what should we do ok miss thank you 🙂

    • Hello,
      I think I have already made my point about exams. AS long as you understand the story and the literary elements we have discussed in the classroom, you will successfully have a full mark.

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