ENG 271P : Introduction to Literature: Genre: Poetry
Class HoursClass Hours3 lecture
“C” or higher in ENG 100.
Semester OfferedFall, Spring (once every 3 semesters)
This course is an introduction to the genre of poetry. Students will critically analyze selected major works of poetry. Coursework includes critical thinking skills related to interpreting the significance of the action, characters, themes, and literary devices used by the author. Emphasis is placed on writing, both as a way of discovering ideas and as a way of expressing knowledge of the reading material. Students are expected to be actively engaged in responding to the literature. As students read, discuss, and write about the literature, they should gain a better understanding of themselves and the world they live in.