Writing Poetry

ENG 3220 3 Semester Hours
Course Level CPS - Undergraduate Semester
Description Introduces techniques, forms, structures, and styles of both traditional and contemporary poetry. Focuses on fundamentals of poetry, including line, diction, syntax, image, trope, rhetoric, and rhythm, along with examining roles of audience, speaker, and message. Class discussion emphasizes essential terms of poetic analysis as students develop an appreciation for the challenges that poets set for both themselves and their readers. Offers students an opportunity to use developing insights to craft original polished and completed poems. Provides time for students to critique their work and the work of others in writing workshops and peer-review sessions.

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Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.

 

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There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
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  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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