eng306 | undergraduate

Poetry And Society

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This course surveys English language poetry from medieval times through the present. Students analyze and interpret poetry, paying particular attention to the role of the poet and poetry in society. Poems are addressed in historical context, by theme, and for their relevance to contemporary culture.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Later 20th-Century Poetry

    • Analyze how the role of the poet changes over time.
    • Analyze the characteristics, forms, and themes of later 20th-century poetry.
    • Explain the role of poems and poets in later 20th-century society.
    • Analyze how changes in poetic form and content reflect social changes.

    Medieval and 16th-Century Poetry

    • Analyze the characteristics, forms, and themes of medieval and 16th-century poetry.
    • Explain the role of poems and poets in medieval and 16th-century society.

    17th- and 18th-Century Poetry

    • Analyze the characteristics, forms, and themes of 17th- and 18th-century poetry.
    • Explain the role of poems and poets in 17th- and 18th-century society.

    19th-Century Poetry

    • Analyze the characteristics, forms, and themes of 19th-century poetry.
    • Explain the role of poems and poets in 19th-century society.

    Early 20th-Century Poetry

    • Analyze the characteristics, forms, and themes of early 20th-century poetry.
    • Explain the role of poems and poets in early 20th-century society.
    • Compare the treatment of themes in poetry from different periods.
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