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Introduction to the Poem: A Practical Approach

$30.00

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2019 Spring Class

Introduction to the Poem: A Practical Approach

Instructor: James Breslin

Fridays •  3/22-5/10 • 10:15 AM-12:15 PM

Location: Jewett 185

What is a poem – towards a definition. Types of poems – Found poems, list poems, haiku, couplets, quatrains, rhyme, meter, formal poetry verses, free verse (verse vs verse), Robert Frost & figures of speech. Uses of obscurity in poetry vs clarity. Story poems. Topics – animals, nature, love, loss, death, humor, satire. Class will be interactive, and students will write poetry and present to the class. For beginners in poetry and for the more experienced as well. Textbook provided. Classroom

Class size 8-15 students
10 seats remaining

$30.00

James Breslin, a retired Clinical Social Worker, is an active poet with a book of poems to his credit,The Crow and Other Poems. He has published in the Lyric, Aurorean, The Mother (Ireland), Off the Coast, Pulse, and Stanza; and has won several prizes from the Maine Poets Society. A friend of Ted Bookey’s, James has attended many of his UMASC Poetry and Humor classes.

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