English 609: Poetry Writing

November 30, 2017

What's due today:

  • Portfolios discussion
  • Pantoums and Villanelles
  • Exercise: Narrative into poem

    Speech Acts: the manner of expression (as opposed to the content). Examples of speech acts include: question, promise, plea, declaration, prayer, offer, warning, advice, call, chant, oath, thank, apologize, and command. Others: deictics: "Over here!" "See you soon."

  • workshop


What's due next class:

sonic level: sonnets and fourteeners, including nonce sonnets

HomeworK: Write one of the following: pantoum, villanelle, terzanelle, triolet, or sonnet; steal from a narrative, or choose another topic