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Sonia M Greenfield
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.

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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.
Last Update by Sonia M Greenfield
Date: 10/03/2003