|Course||Course Title||Credit Hours|
|THEA 241||Oral Interpretation of Literature||(3-0) 3 Cr. Hrs.|
This course is designed to give students an understanding of Oral Interpretation of Literature through a two-fold technique: one, by practical experience in interpretive readings in various types of literature, and two, by the study of techniques used in the textbook. The class emphasizes the performance of literature through the use of the voice and body.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Perform literature passage in front of an audience.
- Distinguish between types of literature.
- Apply interpretation theory.
- Critique oral presentations of literature.
- Portray(s) the voice to dramatize and perform various types of literature in front of an audience.
- Portray(s) the body to dramatize and perform various types of literature in front of an audience.
- Distinguish between interpretation and acting.
- Evaluate the performance of an actor as it relates to oral interpretations of literature.
- Explain the role of interpretation in theatre.
Note: This course may not be offered every semester.
Please check the THEA section of the current course schedule for availability.