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2021-22 Catalog 
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ENGL 249 - Writing Poetry III

5 CR

Continuation of ENGL 248 .

Prerequisite(s): ENGL 248  with a C- or better or entry code.

Course Outcomes
  • Control word choices and word order to create a particular mood or tone
  • Explore ideas using different tones or personas
  • Employ metaphors, similes, symbols and other forms of figurative language
  • Employ sound as a device, through alliteration, assonance, etc.
  • Use meter and rhyme
  • Identify the characteristics of conventional poetic forms, as well as open form poetry 
  • Critique works in progress
  • Edit final drafts in a collection of their poetry
  • Identify publication methods for poetry

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