Advanced Composition, Creative Nonfiction
A study of the creative process that includes all the choices a writer makes: selecting and interpreting facts, evidence, or details; creating a structure and shaping it to fit the teller’s purposes; using language and rhetorical or stylistic devices to reinforce the mood or point. Course components include study of major essayists, frequent writing exercises, and the creation of a portfolio of revised work. (Offered as needed.) Prerequisite: English 102 or English 103H. Credit, 3 hours.