L205 2069 FAVRET
Introduction to Poetry

1:00p-2:15p TR (25) 3 cr.

THIS SECTION DOES NOT MEET THE COLLEGE INTENSIVE WRITING REQUIREMENTS.

An introduction to the pleasures and purposes of reading poetry. Why do we need poetry? When do we read poetry? We will cover a broad historical range and discover various ways (formal, political, ethical, historical, intertextual) to enrich our understanding of particular poems written in English.