ENGL 43 Introduction to Poetry (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
Across time and cultures, poetry is one of the most powerful ways to communicate thought and emotion and celebrate the beauty of language. This class helps students understand, appreciate, and analyze a wide range of poems, from canonical works to contemporary popular forms.
Offered on occasion
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate familiarity with the major themes, scenarios, and textual concerns of poetry.
- Outcome 2: Analyze individual poems in relation to significant historical, cultural, and social issues.
- Outcome 3: Analyze and compare the content and formal structures of poems.
- Outcome 4: Integrate textual evidence and literary criticism when writing essays on individual poems.