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ENGL 541. Advanced Creative Writing: Nonfiction

Credits: 1-4
Department: English
Description: The writing of nonfiction at the advanced level.
Prerequisites: ENGL 341
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Investigate representative texts and writers within the genre.
2. Refine, through reading and practice, their knowledge of the vocabulary of craft, including the effective use of significant/concrete detail, scene, dialogue, narrative, reflection, structure, figurative language, time, and prose rhythm.
3. Develop, revise, and rewrite their own work in the genre.
4. Evaluate, consider, and respond to the work of their peers in group workshop.
5. Interrogate, within their own work and the work of published authors, the complex issues of memory and truth in creative nonfiction.
6. Assess their own progress and writing process as writers within the genre.






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