form & genre
FORM OF POETRY
Section 001 / Fall 2004 / Susan Tichy / Tuesday 7:20-10:00 / Thompson Hall 106
Week 1: Aug 31: What is form?
Weeks 2-5: Foundations of English Poetry
Week 4: Sept 21: Stanza
Form, Rhyme, Intro to Classical Poetics / Start small group
workshop / Start handing in poems & scheduling
conferences toward the first portfolio
Week 6: Oct 5: Poetry as
Discourse / Midterm exam distributed
Fall Break: No class on Oct 12.
Week 8: Oct 26: Roots of
Free Verse / Workshop / Portfolio due
Week 10: Nov 9: Panel Discussions:
Free Verse Prosody & Line
Week 13: Nov 30: Visual
& Concrete Poetry / Workshop or in-class writing
Week 14: Dec 7: Panel Discussions: Genres & Modes / Portfolio due / Final exam distributed
Exam Date: Dec 14: Final exam due at 7:30 p.m.