ENGL160C: Introduction to Poetry

Credits 3 Lab/Practicum/Clinical Hours 0 Lecture Hours 3
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Designed to make students aware of the aesthetic value of poetry and develop their critical skills as readers. Included is an in-depth study of the various genres and structural elements of poetry. Genres considered are sonnet, ode, elegy, ballad, epic, dramatic monologue, and open form. Structural elements surveyed include imagery, sound, rhythm, rhyme, tone, and diction.