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Creative Writing: Poetry (NOT OFFERED IN FALL/WINTER 2012-13)
0.50 Credit(s)
Academic Course
Prerequisite: 7.5 credits, including all first-year requirements (5.0 credits), 1.0 credit of second-year liberal arts & sciences (including 0.5 credit in VISA/VISC/VISD/VISM) and ENGL 2B01: Introduction to Creative Writing or permission of instructor.
In this intensive seminar-workshop, students will learn to identify, utilize, and manipulate the building blocks of poetry: lines and stanzas, meter and rhythm, images, symbols, and figurative language. Through in-class exercises, close reading of texts produced by a diverse range of poets, and focused critique of each other's work, students will learn to effectively convey their insights and experiences, and explore ideas through powerful images and poetic structures.
Notes: Alumni students who are considering taking this course to fulfill their writing course requirement must make an advising appointment with the Liberal Arts & Sciences office for approval.
Course was last updated May 14, 2012 - 4:08 PM