Prerequisite: ENGL 101
Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC, CSU
This course introduces students to a variety of approaches to poetry. Course readings include poems on diverse topics representing poetry’s fundamental modes, historical periods, and cultural traditions. Students gain an understanding of the features that distinguish poetry as a literary genre, including techniques of sound, tropes and figurative language, and thematic development. The course is appropriate for both English majors and those students who want to expand their knowledge and appreciation of poetry.
Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.
Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601
Phone: (562) 692-0921