English | The Craft of Poetry
W383 | 29679 | Ross Gay
W383 THE CRAFT OF POETRY
PREREQUISITE: W203, W303 or permission of instructor.
29679 - 11:15a-12:30p TR (30 students) 3 cr.
In this craft class we will explore a number of different forms
(sonnet, villanelle, bop, blues, etc). We will also (and maybe most
significantly) spend a substantial amount of time on things such as
scansion, punctuation and the sentence. By the end of this class
you will be able to scan a poem and write in meter. You will also
understand how formal constraints can help liberate you in your own
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