Apr 15, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
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LIT 120H - Poetry

Credit(s): 3

This course is an introduction to the reading, enjoyment, interpretation, critical analysis, and appreciation of selected poetry. (Fall Semester)

Course Learning Outcomes: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to
  • Learn to read and appreciate poetry.
  • Read a poem in terms of the following elemenst: rhyme, rhythm imagery, diction, metaphor, and other elements of poetry .
  • Read, discuss, and evaluate a variety of poetic texts.
  • Employ literary terminology in written or oral assignments.
  • Describe the critical and cultural significance of poetry.
  • Write critically and/or imaginatively about poetry.
  • Examine the nature of human experience and/or artistic expression.

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