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ENGL-208 - Creative Writing: Poetry - 3.00 Credits

ENGL-208 - Creative Writing: Poetry - 3.00 Credits

Course Details
The power, process and form of poetry is the focus of this creative writing course. Students are introduced to the major literary concepts and considerations in this form, and are encouraged to find their individual voices.
Part of the:
  • Prerequisites : ENGL 060, or English 12 and/or English 12 First Peoples or permission of instructor.
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree.
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 45
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments 50 - 70%, Final 30 - 50%, Total 100 %. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of this course, the student should demonstrate knowledge, skills, and/or attitudes in the following:
  • read imaginative literature as models for original work;

  • experiment with language and genre;

  • write imaginatively at the exercise level

  • draw distinctions between the processes of writing in a variety of genres;

  • receive and give constructive criticism; and

  • create their own poems.
  • Text and Materials: Might include one or more of the following:
  • Stephen Minot’s Three Genres: The Writing of Poetry, Fiction and Drama.u>
  • William Packard’s The Art of Poetry Writing.

  • John Frederick Nims’ Western Wind/ An Introduction to Poetry.
  • Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
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