Spring French Courses

Spring 2021 French courses

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FRIT-F556
W 4:55P - 6:55P

Le récit n'est plus l'écriture d'une aventure, mais l'aventure d'une écriture » (Jean Ricardou, Pour une théorie du nouveau roman, Seuil, 1971).  Dans ce cours, nous nous efforcerons de démontrer qu’il ne fallait pas attendre la seconde moitié du vingtième siècle pour apprécier la pertinence de cette remarque. 

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FRIT-F578
TR 4:55P - 6:10P

Class approach distinguishes differences that are imposed by the grammar of each language from those that serve as stylistic resources. The course also serves as an introduction to methods in translation and should enable students to become better writers of French or English (or both).

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FRIT-F579
TR 3:15P - 4:30P

In this course, which introduces morphology from the perspective of the structure of French, we will be concerned both with basic questions that must be answered in any theory (such as the elusive definitions of morpheme and word) and with the various approaches to morphology taken within Generative Linguistics.

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FRIT-F677
TR 1:10P - 2:25P

This course will examine the joint fields of lexicology and lexicography. We will consider scholarly analyses of lexical meaning, including componential analysis, semantic primitives, prototype theory, as well as the nature of collocations, of semantic relations, and of metonymy and metaphor.

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