Advanced study of the history and practice of poetry. Close reading of a major poet or school of poetry, poetic forms and theories.
- Analyze and interpret poems written in a variety of forms, styles, and genres, traditional and contemporary.
- Analyze prosody in the explication of poetic texts.
- Research relevant literary criticism and integrate this research in critical and interpretive arguments.
- Evaluate theories of creative expression.
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