Type: For the student's choice

Department: english philology


SemesterAmount of hoursLecturerGroup(s)
1118Associate Professor Svitlana VoitiukIna-61m, Ina-62m, Ina-63m


SemesterAmount of hoursGroupTeacher(s)
1118Ina-61mAssociate Professor Svitlana Voitiuk
Ina-62mAssociate Professor Svitlana Voitiuk
Ina-63mAssociate Professor Svitlana Voitiuk

Course description

The course aims at giving the learners the opportunities to enlarge their knowledge of the items connected with the literary fairy tale as a genre variety of prose writing and the revival of the former in Walt Disney animated adaptations.

The tasks of the course pertain the comprehensive development of  listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in the learners so that they become able to select the necessary information, make presentations and participate in the classroom discussions.

The topicality of the course contains 50 items correlated for 36 academic hours and covers the material concerning  general characteristics of the literary fairy tale as a genre of prose writing  (Charles Perrault, the Grimm Brothers, Hans Christian Andersen, Lewis Carroll, Rudyard Kipling, Alan Milne, etc) based, among other factors,  on the folklore, and the data about the history of animation and the Walt Disney brand with its world famous films from late 1930s (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937; Pinocchio, 1940; etc ) to the present times (Tangled, 2010; Tangled: Ever After, 2012; Frozen, 2013; etc).