ENGLISH 325 - Art of the Essay
Section: 002
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:

This is a class on narrative essay writing. Essays are movements of thought which change minds. The first goal of the essay is to change your own mind; to develop a new idea, to derive a new understanding from the exploration of the details of an event or set of events. The second goal of the essay is to arrange prose such that a reader experiences your thinking as you did, thus changing their mind as your mind was changed. The premise of this course is to engage that process as an art in and of itself. We will read extensively across the history of the essay from the ancient world to the present day, we will diagram every essay we read in order to decode the structures of thought embedded in all essays, and we will apply those structures onto our own thinking to produce essays modeled after the prose we explore.

ENGLISH 325 - Art of the Essay
Schedule Listing
001 (SEM)
P
11417
Open
18
 
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MW 11:30AM - 1:00PM
002 (SEM)
P
11418
Open
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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