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What Will I Be Doing

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What Will I Be Doing

  1. 1. ENGS 053:INTRODUCTION TOCREATIVE WRITINGUniversity of Vermont
  2. 2. The Creative Writing Cycle Weekly Discussions Reading Critiquing Poems, Short Classmates Stories & Works Essays Writing & Posting Listening Poems, Short Audio Stories & Lectures Essays
  3. 3. Purpose of the Course To develop student creativity and fluency in writing three genres of literary art: poetry, short fiction, and creative non-fiction To learn how to write by carefully studying formal elements of each genre and by reading model examples in the course textbook and online sources To compose original poems, short stories, and essays for peer review and instructor evaluation To learn by giving feedback to peers
  4. 4. What Do I Need Creative Writing: Four Genres in Brief by David Starkey (Textbook) Online access to UVM Blackboard Web Browser (Mozilla, Explorer, Safari) & Adobe Reader Media Player (Realplayer, Windows Media Player, iTunes, Quicktime) Blackboard IM (Chat tool)
  5. 5. What Will I Be Doing - 1 Participating in weekly discussions
  6. 6. What Will I Be Doing - 2 Completing assigned readings
  7. 7. What Will I Be Doing - 3 Listening to online instructor notes/lectures in audio & video format
  8. 8. What Will I Be Doing - 4 Writing and posting original poems, short stories, and essays
  9. 9. What Will I Be Doing - 5 Critiquing peer writings
  10. 10. What Will I Be Doing – 6 Completing online quizzes
  11. 11. The Creative Writing Cycle Weekly Discussions Reading Critiquing Poems, Short Classmates Stories & Works Essays Writing & Posting Listening Poems, Short Audio Stories & Lectures Essays
  12. 12. Techniques: Poetry & Prose Poetry Imagery &Lines & Meter & Diction & Figurative Poetic FormsStanzas Rhythm Syntax Language Short Short StoryStructure & Characterization Dialogue Scene-Setting Point of View Design

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