University of Calgary

ENGL 354B - Poetry: Reading And Analysis - Winter 2010

Through textual analysis and close reading, this course acquaints students with the characteristic forms, styles and concepts of poetry written in English. Detailed attention will be paid to tropes and figures, form, tone, diction, implication, point of view. Students will learn how to work with techniques of prosody and basic poetic terminology in writing analytic essays on poems, drawn from a wide range of historical periods, social contexts and national literatures.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • F(3-0)


  • Compulsory for English Majors, Minors and Honours students with credit in English 240[ENGL240]


  • Two half-course equivalents of English and/or Comparative Literature, or consent of the Department


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