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Introduction and the Poetic Line

Poetry orchestrates its music, arguments, tensions, and environment via arrangements of language into lines and stanzas. This week we’ll address the importance of the line break, perhaps the most conspicuous, signature tool in the poet’s toolkit. Do you break more for sound, for sense, visual effect, shape, a mix of several? We’ll participate in several line break exercises and remix found poems. Also: prepare for your first quiz and a fun first writing prompt. ...
8 vídeos (total de (Total 20 mín.) min), 4 leituras, 1 teste
8 videos
The Workshop Process3min
Workshopping in a MOOC, part 11min
The Starting Line4min
Rack ‘em Up: Gwendolyn Brooks' We Real Cool1min
We/Read Close. We/Take note. 4min
Game Over1min
Poetry Prompt 1: Line2min
4 leituras
Syllabus5min
Workshopping in a MOOC, part 28min
Course Resources3min
Week 1 Summary8min
1 exercício prático
On the Line10min
Semana
2
1 hora para concluir

Abstraction and Image

Abstraction doesn’t mean “deep,” and image doesn’t mean “picture.” Images are typically understood as anything you can literally touch/taste/see/hear/smell, and abstractions are those things for which we have symbols (a clock for “time,” a heart for “love”) but no image. Abstractions and images may fill our poems, but how can you tell what’s what, and how can you leverage them to compelling ends? This week we’ll work at finding new symbols to replace clichéd ones for abstractions and we’ll work at crafting images that do more than add furniture to a poem, but create systems of relationships, moods, and even style. ...
5 vídeos (total de (Total 14 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
5 videos
Beauty’s in the Eye of the Bewildered: Harryette Mullen's [if your complexion is a mess.]1min
The Wonky Chocolate Factory4min
Read in the Shade2min
Poetry Prompt 2: Abstraction & Image2min
1 leituras
Week 2 Summary8min
1 exercício prático
Abstraction & Image10min
Semana
3
3 horas para concluir

Metaphor and Other Formulas of Difference

Most of us think of simile and metaphor, personification and other similar figures of speech as being about similarities between objects, concepts, and entities. But the juice in these formulas comes from how different the two things being compared seem to be. This is why writing: “the shark moved like a fish” is, alone, a lot less interesting than saying “the shark moved like a squad car.” We’ll talk about how playing with difference via juxtaposition can create a range of poetic effects. Then you’ll write a poem built of one robustly developed or several contrasting juxtapositions. We'll end this module with yet another quiz, and our first poetry workshop -- facilitated through a peer assessed assignment....
5 vídeos (total de (Total 18 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 2 testes
5 videos
Home Cooking: Victor Hernández Cruz's Red Beans1min
Lilies and Lava 4min
After Dinner Meant1min
Poetry Prompt 3: Metaphor2min
1 leituras
Week 3 Summary8min
1 exercício prático
Metaphor10min
Semana
4
1 hora para concluir

Rhyme

This week we’ll explore how rhyme leverages patterns of sameness and how we can estrange similarity for compelling poetic effects. We’ll check out examples of “rhyme”—sonic, visual, conceptual—from outside of poetry too. ...
5 vídeos (total de (Total 14 mín.) min), 1 leitura, 1 teste
5 videos
There’s No “A” in Showdown: Cathy Park Hong's Ballad in A1min
Lipo-what?!5min
What That Was2min
Poetry Prompt 4: Rhyme1min
1 leituras
Week 4 Summary8min
1 exercício prático
Rhyme10min
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por ARNov 2nd 2015

I have learned so much and I love D's energy and the avid participation of the other students. Will definitely pass on what I've learned. Can't wait for more courses like this in the future! :)

por JKAug 22nd 2016

Wonderful, learning about writing poetry here is IT! I will always use this to go forward and once in a while come back to freshen up. Thank you, there's nothing else out there like this class!

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Douglas Kearney

Assistant Professor
Program in Creative Writing, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota

Sobre Instituto de Artes da Califórnia

CalArts has earned an international reputation as the leading college of the visual and performing arts in the United States. Offering rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs through six schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music, and Theater—CalArts has championed creative excellence, critical reflection, and the development of new forms and expressions. ...

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