ENG 106Z : Introduction to Poetry

Transcript title

Introduction to Poetry



Grading mode

Standard letter grades

Total contact hours


Lecture hours


Recommended preparation

WR 121Z.

Course Description

The study of poetry invites us to delve into the biggest questions about life and culture alongside the seemingly smallest issues of words and sounds. English 106Z provides opportunities for the appreciation of poetry, including deeper awareness of craft and insight into how reading poetry can lead to self-enrichment. Students read a variety of types of poetry and poetic forms, from diverse perspectives and eras, and develop their skills in discussion, literary analysis, and critical thinking.

Course learning outcomes

1. Articulate how culture and context shape literary texts and how literature contributes to understandings of ourselves and the world.
2. Identify how literary devices and various formal elements contribute meaning to a text.
3. Build interpretations based on relevant evidence.

General education/Related instruction lists

  • Arts and Letters

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