Topics in Comparative Literature A: Poetry
Area of Study
Taught In English
ICCM106 or ICCM112
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
Poetry, including: metrics, forms, themes, eras, ethnic voices, bilingual verse throughout history.
- To explore the rich diversity of poetry by authors from a variety of cultures;
- To analyze such formal aspects of poetry as eras and movements, themes and forms
- To be able to identify and discuss poetic conventions such as meter, rhyme and rhythm, imagery, and figurative language
- To be able to develop and sustain a valid literary research paper;
- To be able to identify and evaluate poetry from different genres.
Objectives of development/revision:
To revise courses to remain current to developments in the subject area.
Expected outcome on students’ skill and knowledge:
By the end of this course, students will have an appreciation of poetry, will be able to analyze the basic forms of poetry, and will be able to compose basic poems themselves.
Lectures, discussions, group work, pair work, student presentations, individual reflection
Quizzes, assignments, final examination
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