"If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off I know that it's poetry" (Emily Dickinson). Participants in this course read poetry, discuss poetry, write about poetry, and possibly write poetry in this introduction to the art and craft of poetry. Discussions cover such topics as slant rhyme, syllabics, synesthesia, free verse, the Elizabethan sonnet. This course may be counted towards the English major. Capabilities addressed: Critical reading, critical thinking, clear writing, oral presentation.Prerequisite(s): ENGL 102, and a minimum of 30 credits Degree Students Only Students may not take more than one 200G ( Intermediate Seminar) course.
The Art of Poetry
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Friday, February 2, 2018