ENG-228 Closely Reading Poems

In this course, students will closely read poems from a variety of cultural backgrounds and historical periods and will come to better understand how poems produce meaning through their form: their structure, figurative language, sound effects, stanza shape, etc. Students will write thesis-driven essays in which they help readers to better understand and appreciate poems.(Introduction to Literary Studies) Prerequisites: FYS 101 or FYS 110


3 credits