LITR 2913 - Introduction to Poetry, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): COMP 1503 with C or better

Level: Lower

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.