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Poetry
POETRY
CLASS CODE: ENG 352 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: LANGUAGE & LETTERS
DEPARTMENT: ENGLISH
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course fulfills a General Education - Letters requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Introduces major poets and analyzes significant poetry, indicating cultural and artistic relationships to other art forms.
DESCRIPTION: Introduces major poets and analyzes significant poetry, indicating cultural and artistic relationships to other art forms.
TOPICS: The tradition, spirit, vocabulary, history, context and forms of poetry; analyzing poetry; differences between verse and poetry.
OBJECTIVES:

  1. Understand and appreciate literature as a valuable source of intellectual, emotional, and aesthetic experience reflecting and enriching the human experience.
  2. Read literature within such contexts as nationality, historical period, ethnicity, and culture.
  3. Apply appropriate critical theories to literary texts.
  4. Continue developing library skills for literary research and document formal writing according to MLA guidelines.
  5. Integrate secondary texts into written work.
REQUIREMENTS: Extensive reading, discussion, and oral presentations. Interpretive and analytical papers, and creative/imitative writing using the form studied within the genre totaling 15 pages. MLA documentation.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001