ENG1142 Introduction to Poetry Writing Fall 2021

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ENG1142 Introduction to Poetry Writing Fall 2021
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Course Code
ENG 1142
Semester / Year
Fall 2021
Course Description

Students practice the craft of writing effective lyric, narrative and experimental poems, studying poems by accomplished poets and producing poems of their own in a seminar and workshop setting. Key concepts and skills include observation and description, the use of persona, imagery, metaphor, connotation, sound, line breaks, structure in poetry, syntax and grammar. The course incorporates a variety of cultural perspectives in the theory and practice of writing poetry.

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