Literature

A variety of titles, both fiction and non-fiction, are discussed at monthly meetings held at U3A on the second Tuesday of the month. The novels, on the whole, are sourced from Moreton Bay Regional Library in sets of 10. Comments and discussions are lively and no opinion or idea is discouraged. Tuesday
Each term a classic novel or author is selected for an in-depth study. This is achieved through a comprehensive examination of plot, characters etc by reading, the use of videos and group discussion. Thursday
This group meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Each member of the group selects a poem relative to a pre-decided theme. What is read and discussed is informative and great fun. Themes for 2018 include "Australian Poets", "the Seasons", "objects", "Christmas and other festivals". In 2019 subjects run from "Smoke signals" to "Modem". Tuesday once a month
Guided by tutor, Barry Finch, learn about the development of poetry, the poets and their poems and the ways in which they structured their thoughts to present their work. Read many poems from many sources in varied styles. Write poems of your own in different styles. Discuss various aspects of the poems written by course members and English language poetic styles from around the world. Wednesday
This 6 week course examines the aspect of the man, his world and his works. It examines some of the themes covered in his literature and will involve discussions and the viewing of short video recordings of recent Shakespearean productions.

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