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Fall 2010 COURSE SYLLABUS English 2027, Section 2 Course Meeting Time: Course Location: 129 Allen Instructor: Mrs. Maureen Claffey Office: 229A Allen Email: [email protected] Office Hours: Tuesday (3:30- 4:30pm), Wednesdays (2-5:30pm), Thursdays (3:30-4pm) and by appointment. Phone: (225) 578-3126 Required Course Texts: Maureen Claffey English 2025 Course Reader (available on Moodle: Date TBA) The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry, The Beats: A Graphic History, by Harvey Pekar et. Al Howl, by Allen Ginsberg Helpful Web Sites: The Guide to Grammar and Writing: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/ The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/ Course Materials: Journal Red correcting pen Highlighter Post-It Flags Course Introduction In the 1950s the Beat Poets revolutionized American poetry and the ripples of their influence can still be felt in contemporary literature. Using the Beats as a starting point, this course will move backwards and forward in time, to highlight poets who influenced and were influenced by that generation of writers and give students a clear introduction to poetry. Generally, we will examine the history behind the development of poetry and see how to decode it through a variety of lenses, including form, social justice, rhythm and meter, form, gender, religious devotion, and more. Specifically, we will use this course to examine four specific groups of poets: early Asian poets, the Romantics and English poets, the Beat Poets, and poets in
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the Beat Lineage. Course Objectives In this course, you will: Learn basic poetic elements and terminology Learn the background of several major literary movements Be exposed to canonical and non-canonical texts Become critical, analytical readers Learn how to talk and write about literature Plagiarism Plagiarism is taken very seriously in this course. Assignments should be the work of the student whose name is on the completed task. There are many other ways that a work can be considered plagiarism, so if you're not sure about something see me before an assignment is turned in. Any
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