ENGLISH 325 - Art of the Essay
Spring 2022, Section 103
Instruction Mode: Section 103 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: English Language and Literature (ENGLISH)
Department: LSA English Language & Literature
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Requirements & Distribution:
Waitlist Capacity:
With permission of instructor.
Advisory Prerequisites:
Completion of the First-Year Writing Requirement.
Other Course Info:
F, W, Sp, Su.
May not be repeated for credit.
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In this class, we will address your thoughts and concerns as growing writers as we delve more deeply into the questions, complexities and discoveries associated with essay writing, both artistic and research informed. You will be asked to begin with your pre-existing writing skills, and then work towards refining and further developing those skills in terms of their craft, purpose, attentiveness to various literary devices and the development of an authentic, identifiable voice.

This is a workshop course, which will allow you ample opportunity to offer and receive feedback from fellow writers. Readings will cover a variety of forms and structures, as well as a plethora of voices. The authors we will study explore topics ranging from a desire to understand the true meaning of wildness and love, to the impulse to make sense of unfamiliar cultural or geographical rituals. Finally, our readings will demonstrate the vast and wonderful potential the essay form offers, and in turn, you will have the opportunity to make use of this form as it relates to your own passions and interests.


ENGLISH 325 - Art of the Essay
Schedule Listing
101 (SEM)
MW 1:00PM - 4:00PM
102 (SEM)
 In Person
MW 11:00AM - 2:00PM
103 (SEM)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 4:00PM
104 (SEM)
MW 1:00PM - 4:00PM

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