May 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CRWR 242 - Creative Writing: Poetry

4 Credit(s)

This course is a course in writing poetry. The course will help students: Learn the elements of poetry and read poems by well-known poets. Develop ability in poetic composition. Read and write poems effectively. Receive constructive criticism of their writing and learn to be balanced and confident in their critical evaluations of their peers and gain a better understanding of themselves and others as writers.

Prerequisite: A passing grade (C- or better) in WR 121  or waived based on instructor's evaluation of student writing
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:

1. Know how to write their own poetry, and have a portfolio of 5-10 revised, original poems

2. Know how to draft, read critically, and revise their poetry

3. Know how to recognize and utilize a variety of elements of poetry, including sound, rhythm, tone, and figures of speech

4. Have received critiques of their poetry from the instructor and their classmates

5. Learn to read effectively and to help edit the poetry of their classmates

6. Have been introduced to a wide variety of published poetry, including a variety of themes, forms, and styles

7. Learn to use and evaluate traditional and non-traditional forms

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