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Summer 2021
Oct 25,2021
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CRWR 240 - Introduction to Creative Writing: Nonfiction
This course is designed to introduce the genre of creative nonfiction. Students will learn the conventions and techniques of creative nonfiction through guided writing projects. Students will learn strategies for developing narrative, backstory, pacing, and characterization by reading the work of other students and published authors, whose work will serve as models. The reading assignments will include various modes of the genre, such as autobiography/memoir, personal essay, nature and/or science writing, and literary journalism. Students will produce, workshop, and present their own works of creative nonfiction in class.
4.000 Credit hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Humanities Division
Writing/Literature Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, Arts and Letters

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Credit level WR 121 Minimum Grade of P or Credit level WR 121_H Minimum Grade of P or WR 121 at Prev College P or WR 121 at Prev College P or AP Language & Composition 3 or English A Literature Standard 4 or English A Literature High 4 or English A Literature Lang Stnd 4 or English A Literature Lang High 4

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