Courses: Reading Poetry (ENGLH210B01)

Spring 2012

Introduction to the most common types of poetry in English: narrative, dramatic, lyric. The working approach is that of close reading, often word by word, in order to investigate the poetic uses of rhythm and pattern; of sound and music; of appeals to the senses; of allusion to history, art, other literature; of connotation and denotation; and of metaphor.

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Fulfills: HU III


English (Web site)

Taught By

Thomas Devaney (Profile)


Haverford, Hall 107

Meeting Times

TTh 1:00-2:30