ENGLISH 325 - Art of the Essay
Section: 001
Term: WN 2018
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Advisory Prerequisites:
Completion of the First-Year Writing Requirement.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp, Su.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Much like the ENGLISH 325 courses I taught during my first dozen years here, this course will focus on (1) improving your vocabulary, (2) strengthening your grammatical, mechanical, semantical, and syntactical skills, and (3) helping you find your voice. I insist that you make the private public (ideally, to illustrate a universal truth or a general principle) in order that you establish your authority to comment on the topic of your essay, that you pen an essay which is not generic, and, most importantly, that you write with a human voice (not dead, wooden prose written by an obscurantist majoring in philosophy [mea culpa to any philosophy major reading this course description]). Although this course is not difficult, it is perhaps the most labor-intensive course you will take. Quid pro quo — be prepared to work hard for me, and, in the process, you'll learn much about writing.

The reading material for this course is your peers' writing. This will be a fun, interesting, profitable, and practical course. Text: The American Heritage College Dictionary and my coursepack at Dollar Bill Copy.

ENGLISH 325 - Art of the Essay
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
11417
Open
20
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (SEM)
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11418
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20
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
003 (SEM)
P
11419
Open
20
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
004 (SEM)
P
11420
Open
20
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
005 (SEM)
P
11421
Open
20
 
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MW 8:30AM - 10:00AM
006 (SEM)
P
17807
Open
20
 
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TuTh 4:00PM - 5:30PM
007 (SEM)
P
17808
Open
20
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
008 (SEM)
P
17809
Open
20
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
009 (SEM)
P
17810
Open
20
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
010 (SEM)
P
17811
Open
20
 
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TuTh 11:30AM - 1:00PM
011 (SEM)
P
22957
Open
20
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
012 (SEM)
P
25041
Open
20
 
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MW 5:30PM - 7:00PM
013 (SEM)
P
25042
Open
20
 
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TuTh 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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