ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
Section: 002
Term: WN 2011
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Course Note:
This course studies the intersection between critical thinking and persuasive writing, and, using literary texts as the point of reference, takes as its goal the development of the student's skill at writing cogent expository and argumentative prose.
Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
FYWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

You don't hate it. In fact, you probably already love poetry. In this course we will attempt to rediscover the love for language, sound and rhythm we all share, even if we think we've escaped it. In doing so we will read and hear a wide range of poetry, from 'literary' poems to pop songs to nursery rhymes. We will be less interested in figuring out what poems mean than we will be in how poems make delight, wisdom, and 'yes' meaning in the first place.

All of this attention to how poems work will help us understand how our own writing should work. Good writing begins with good reading, and both of these require good critical thinking. This course aims to continue your development of these skills from high school in preparation for a successful career at the University of Michigan. Since this course is designed to prepare you to craft arguments that matter in an academic setting, you will be expected to complete four longer, graded essay assignments and several shorter, ungraded writing assignments. You will also be expected to workshop (comment on and critique) your peers' writing.

ENGLISH 124 - College Writing: Writing and Literature
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