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.
The Art of Poetry
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 13, 2017