Delta College logo

Readings In Poetry

Course NumberLIT 220W
Credits3
Lab Hours0
Lecture Hours45
Course DescriptionPrerequisite: A "C" grade or better in a college level composition II course. Studies the background, developments, and the current state of modern poetry. Emphasizes poetry by American and British authors. (45-0)


Outcomes and Objectives

Identify the elements of poetry.
Objectives:
  1. Identify imagery, metaphor, rhyme and rhythm, etc. in particular poems.
  2. Compose papers that illustrate the elements of poetry.

Analyze poems through recognition of their purposes, effects, and literary techniques.
Objectives:
  1. Discuss meaningfully the use of literary devices in poetry.
  2. Compose papers that analyze literary technique, purpose, and effect.

Interpret the meanings of poems.
Objectives:
  1. Assemble and synthesize the elements of particular poems to support an interpretation.
  2. Compose papers that reveal an understanding of poetry interpretation.

Read poetry for understanding and enjoyment.
Objectives:
  1. Compose self-assessments regarding attitudes toward reading poetry.
  2. Add meaningfully to class discussion.

Participate in "writing to learn" activities.
Objectives:
  1. Perform writing tasks to promote learning.
  2. Write effectively for a specific audience and purpose.
  3. Demonstrate the learning of concepts through writing.




1961 Delta Road, University Center MI 48710 | 989-686-9000 | info@delta.edu
Delta College is an Equal Opportunity Organization, committed to excellence through inclusiveness and diversity.
Copyright ©