LITR 2913 - Introduction to Poetry, 3 Credits
Prerequisite(s): COMP 1503 with C or better
Course Attributes: Gen. Ed. - Humanities, Liberal Arts and Science
This course focuses on a survey of the principles of poetry, the literary traditions of poetry, and the critical terminology to understand, to define, and to analyze poetry. Special attention is given to poetry written during the twentieth century. Classroom exercises and discussions emphasize the importance of close literary analysis; writing skills introduced in freshman composition and introduction to literature are reinforced.