IMF 55300 Poetry Craft Foundations
Instructor: Ryan Smith
Class Type: Craft
This course is an in-depth study of foundational craft elements for writing literary poetry. Elements include classic poetic forms and contemporary poetic style; use of enjambment and stanza breaks for effect; techniques for creative language usage and effective description; development of the poet’s voice; and use of thematic references and literary allusions. Includes theory and application through writing exercises. This course is an option to fulfill the requirement for students declaring a Poetry emphasis for the MFA in Writing degree.
First Assignment Info is available HERE.Textbook info for SP QTR 17 is available HERE (textbook info is also available in the student portal registration function and LU's bookstore website)
Start Date: Monday, April 10
Class Preview Date: March 27 (do not post in class until start date of 4/10; available early for review purposes only--email Beth to drop/add classes after open enrollment ends on 4/3)
Canvas Login & Navigation Instructions
NOTE: If you decide to drop the class, email Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org and note whether or not you have posted on Canvas (which counts as attendance). Tuition refund/charges (based on attendance and the date the drop form is processed) are listed HERE.