Prerequisite: 58:FREN:15 and 58:FREN:156 with "C" or better grades or permission of Instructor.

The reading of French youth literature allows students to improve their reading, writing, comprehension, and speaking skills. This course deals with children's stories, comics, tales, and youth novels from Belgium, France and Québec. The students will learn to write summaries, book reports, essays, and short stories. Basic notions of narratology and structural analysis will be introduced through the texts studied.

3 lecture hours per week, one term.