Film and Literature is one of the most popular courses at Ohio Dominican. Over the years, the course has focused on themes, such as horror, love, crime and madness. Recent classes discussed film noir through film, print and graphic novels. Students apply their reading, writing and research abilities to the visual image and often discover results that are creative and profound.
This course examines rebellion in literature and music (i.e. rock-n-roll, blues, gospel, alternative, rap, and hip-hop), which advances the principles of justice regarding the individual as related to the community and the divine.
Students have the opportunity to write creatively and learn about the business of creative writing. In years past, students have studied playwriting, poetry and short fiction writing. Often times, students’ work is included in the University’s literary journal, Gesture.
Major Authors offers students the opportunity to study an individual author in detail. Students gain depth and expertise as they experience an author's development as a writer. Previous courses have focused on James Joyce, Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence.
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