ENG1141 Creative Writing, SP2020

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ENG1141 Creative Writing, SP2020
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Semester / Year
Spring 2020
Course Description

All writing is creative, including the writing you do for school, internet posts to social media, and text/email messages. Where there was a blank page–virtual or otherwise–and you fill it with your words, you have, in fact, drawn on your intellectual resources to create patterns of meaning with those words.

“Creative writing,” however, generally refers to poetry, fiction, drama, and some forms of non-fiction–memoirs and narratives that use the techniques of story-telling.

We will focus on understanding how form and meaning work together and on understanding the types and complexities of each genre–notably, fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, and cross-genres–so each student can begin to develop their unique, individual voice.

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Journal Assignment #9

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Journal Assignment #8 (Keilyn De Los Santos and You Vs. Them and W.A.Y.S)

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