Forms & Elements I: Poetry
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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. Students who successfully complete this course with a grade of “C” or better may apply for acceptance into the BFA program. Taught: Annually Prequisite: ENG 1110 or its equivalent and WRIT 3000. WRIT 3000 may be taken simultaneously with WRIT 3110. Recommended: ENG 3010 or one survey course (ENG 1210, 1220, 1230, 1240, 1250, 1270) Credits: 4
Rueth, Gretchen, "WRIT3110-01.Forms & Elements I: Poetry.F15.Rueth,Gretchen" (2015). Historic Syllabi -- full text access limited to internal Hamline administrative staff only. 6249.