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Undergraduate | CUR-CWG200 | 2024

Writing Poetry

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Unleash your inner Shakespeare, Wilde or Plath as you put pen to paper. Get to know the concepts and techniques of poetry writing before producing your own prose. Workshop your peers’ work and submerge yourself in the writing process.

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Study method
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Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024,
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Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
13 weeks

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Writing Poetry

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. identify and discuss key concepts and techniques central to the reading and writing of poems
    2. apply knowledge of poetry and poetics to the completion of a series of poetry writing and analysis exercises
    3. produce a series of poems, of differing lengths, that demonstrate appropriate application of key concepts
    4. critically appraise work-in-progress by peers and synthesise and reflect on constructive criticism of their own work.

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Study load

0.125 EFTSL

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