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LIT 141H - Introduction to Poetry Honors

Unit(s): 3

Prerequisite: ENGL 101
Advisory:It is advised that students be able to read college-level texts.
Transfers to: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 English majors as well as students who want to expand their knowledge and appreciation of poetry. This course is intended for students eligible for the Honors Program.

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