ENGL 204 Introduction to Poetry*

This course concentrates on reading, analysis, and discussion of traditional and contemporary poems. Students examine various elements of poetry, such as form, speaker, rhythm, rhyme, imagery, and figures of speech.

Credits

3

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

ENGL 204Introduction to Poetry*

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I. General Information

Department

English, Languages, and Philosophy

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

General Education Competency

[GE Core type]

Credit Hours Narrative

3

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

48

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course concentrates on reading, analysis, and discussion of traditional and contemporary poems. Students examine various elements of poetry, such as form, speaker, rhythm, rhyme, imagery, and figures of speech.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Use literary elements, conventions, themes, and historical and literary contexts, distinctive to the genre at hand, to support meaningful interpretations of a novel, poem, short story, play, or prose piece. Contextualize the significance of a literary selection (novel, poem, short story, play, film, or prose piece) in an appropriate cultural, historical, thematic, and/or other relevant way. Discuss the significance of cultural, historical, thematic, and theoretical perspectives in interpreting literature.

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies