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    May 26, 2024  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

WRIT 3110 - Forms & Elements of the Craft I: Poetry



Goals: In this course students explore some of the fundamental elements of poetry, including image, metaphor, simile, rhythm, rhyme, voice, tone, syntactical structures of the line, the sentence, the stanza, ideas of unity and fracture, and fragment and wholeness in the body of a poem, and the ways these elements interact with a poem’s form.

Content: Attention is paid to the ways in which poets integrate these elements into the form of the poem. The course combines lecture, discussion, reading, writing exercises and experiments, and other assignments.

Taught: Annually

Prerequisite: ENG 1110 or its equivalent and WRIT 3000. WRIT 3000 may be taken simultaneously with WRIT 3110. 

Recommended: ENG 1900 (formerly 3010) or one survey course (ENG 1210, 1220, 1230, 1240, 1250, 1270)

Credits: 4