Forms & Elmnts II: Crtv Nonfic
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Goals: In this course students explore and practice the fundamental elements of creative nonfiction writing, including showing and telling, character and portraiture, figurative language, point of view and narrative distance, setting and place, and variations in literary structure, and examine how these elements operate across the diverse subgenres co-existing under the creative nonfiction umbrella. Content: Students develop their ability to create portraits of actual people, recreate themselves as characters on the page, manage time and event, construct narrative or lyric structures, compose effective reflection and description, identify deep subject, and apply these craft skills across nonfiction form. The course combines lecture, discussion, reading, writing exercises and experiments, and other assignments. Taught: Annually Prerequisite: WRIT 3000 and WRIT 3130. Credits: 4 credits
St. Germain, Justin, "WRIT3230-01.Forms & Elmnts II: Crtv Nonfic.Sp15.St. Germain,Justin" (2015). Syllabi. 5242.