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Topics in Creative Writing [C]

COURSE CODE: ENG 232

CREDITS: 3

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: ENG 102

Explores in depth a specific genre (such as poetry, short fiction, or the prose-poem) or topic (such as the style of a particular ethnicity, culture or movement) in creative writing. Students will analyze works in the chosen genre/topic, paying close attention to the stylistic and structural choices writers make as well as the reasons for these choices. Students will read and discuss established works as models, practicing writing techniques specific to the chosen genre/topics through in-class and out-of-class exercises and activities. Group discussion of works in progress will help students create a significant creative writing project or portfolio in the chosen genre/topic. Prerequisite: ENG 102