Laboratory of italian writing (2016/2017)

Course code
4S02179
Name of lecturer
Lorenzo Carpane'
Coordinator
Lorenzo Carpane'
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
NN - -
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Sem. IIA, Sem. IIB

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 10:10 AM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1 from Mar 2, 2017  to Apr 22, 2017
Saturday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 2.1 from Mar 4, 2017  to Apr 22, 2017
Sem. IIB

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Learning outcomes

Let students obtain theoretical and practical tools for writing scientifically based texts within historical, artistic and literary contexts.

Syllabus

Writing methods:
- mental and conceptual maps: differences and use
- clustering: a method for "inventio"
- ciceronian order and the scientific writing

Textual types:
- persuasive writing
- descriptive writing

Textual forms:
- report: characteristics
- thesis
* characteristics
* models
* ciceronian structure
- inventio: how to find sources and bibliography
- dispositio: thesis' structures
- elocutio: a matter of style
- memoria: the conceptual order
- actio: layout (font, lines, notes...)

Linguistic form of texts:
- syntax
- vocabulary

Rhetorics:
- how to use sound and sense figures
- how to write a seductive incipit
- how to finish in a convincing way

Assessment methods and criteria

written exam (essay)

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017