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ENG 302 - Writing Poetry
Writing Poetry
Prerequisite: ENG100 and a 100 or 200-level literature course

Guided by close readings of contemporary models, participants will write poems and present them for group critique. Instruction on the nuts and bolts of writing poetry and growth of aesthetic judgment. Basic techniques include linked and evolving images, metaphors and other figures of speech, fixed and open forms, linebreaks, rhythms and various means of capturing a human voice in dramatic and imaginative writing. Focus on the interplay of figural and literal language and on the union of content and form. No prior experience writing poems is assumed; however, this is a demanding course, not for dilettantes or dabblers. Students graded on a polished portfolio of finished work.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

English Department

Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Non Credit

Prerequisites:
Prerequisite 300+ Level

General Requirements:
Course or Test: ENG 100
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ENG 100P
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ENG 200
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: HON 200
May not be taken concurrently.  )
or
Course or Test: ENG 1XX
May not be taken concurrently.  )
and
Course or Test: ENG 101 to 3XX
May not be taken concurrently. )


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