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MONTGOMERY COLLEGE Department of English Composition and  Literature Dr. Dickison                              Rockville   Campus Syllabus for EN231: Summer 1, 2009 SCIB 104A Office Hours: M, 11:30 – 12:30; T, 3:30 – 5:30 [email protected]  And by appointment phone: (240) 567-4004  Welcome to  Introduction to Modern Poetry DL.    This course will introduce you to a wide variety of American and  British poets, both Modern and Contemporary.    Our texts will provide you with brief essays introducing these poets, as  well as selected prose works treating the poetics of a number of the  writers.   In effect we will study elements of Modernism and post-modernism as  we survey important poetry of the 20 th  century. REQUIRED TEXTS AND SUPPLIES The Norton Anthology of Modern and Contemporary Poetry ,   3 rd  Edition, Volume 1  Poetry Handbook: A Dictionary of Terms , Babette Deutsch, 4th Edition.  A good, College-level English dictionary Any appropriate storage device, USB, flash drive, etc.  OBJECTIVES   To exhibit engagement in the works, issues, and elements of Modern and  Contemporary British and American Poetry;   To demonstrate improvement in comprehension of poets and poetry;   To demonstrate competency in Explication of Poetry, including line-by-line analysis;   To demonstrate competency in the Comparative Study of two or more related  poems;
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  To demonstrate the ability to engage in significant research exploring critical  responses to one or more of the Modern or Contemporary Poets under study;   To demonstrate comprehension of and appreciation for the Poetics of a particular  poet, movement, or school;   To examine poetry in relation to its social and historical environment;   To demonstrate creativity and initiative in the exploration of websites pertaining to  Modern and Contemporary Poetry;   To demonstrate competency in the overall study of Modern and Contemporary  British and American Poets and Poetry. GRADING REQUIREMENTS 1.   Performance in the course will be determined by a combination of factors, including  the quality and consistency of student  Discussion Board postings , the strength of  student  Essays  submitted to the Assignment Drop feature, and  examination s.  2.   Writing Assignments: You will have several types of writing assignments. You must  complete all of these satisfactorily to pass the course. Graded Essays:
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