This course is designed for undergraduate teacher trainees of Kiswahili literature. It is an in depth course to the study of poetry, aimed at equipping the trainees with basic knowledge about the subject. During the course definition of a poem, characteristics of poems, critical analysis of poems will be taught, case studies of selected poems will be handled.
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of the course, students should be able to;
- Describe the nature of literature and aims of using poems in their analysis
- Analyze selected poems and demonstrate the ability to identify the different themes, styles and techniques and form used.
- Critically analyze different poems written in Kiswahili literature.