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Sonia M Greenfield
soniag@u.washington.edu
ENGL 283
Seattle Campus

Beginning Verse Writing

Intensive study of the ways and means of making a poem.

Class Description

In this class well consult the work, both poetic and academic, of contemporary poets to learn the ins and outs of writing verse: image, metaphor, music, form and voice. Well write poems based on assigned exercises. Well share these poems with our classmates in a supportive workshop fashion. And, at the end of the quarter, well have a solid foundation of poetic craft and a renewed appreciation for the art.

Recommended preparation

Class Assignments and Grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
soniag@u.washington.edu
Last Update by Sonia M Greenfield
Date: 10/03/2003