Poetry Writing Course Distance Education
ACS Distance Education
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Poetry Writing Course – Distance Learning
There are 9 lessons in this course -
Lesson 1 – Introduction, Nature and Scope of Poetry, Brief description of the many different types of poetry, Poetic Devices (Rhyme, Assonance, Alliteration, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Imagery, Symbolism, Similie, Metaphor), Styles that tell a Story (Monody, Ballad, Epitaph), Classic Styles (Sonnet, Ode, Haiku), Monorhyme, Trick Poems (Limerick, Tongue Twister, Shape Poem, Palindrome), Styles classified according to Arrangement of Lines (Quatrain Style, Pantoum, Free Verse, Villanelle, Clerihew, Damante, Acrostic Style), Keeping a Notebook, Editing, Terminology.
Lesson 2 – The Work of Other Poets – Shakespeare, Kendall, Betjeman, Angelou, Shelley, Dickinson, Edgar Allen Poe.
Lesson 3 – Encourage your Creativity – Exploring Creativity, Understanding your Own Creativity.
Lesson 4 – Developing Different Styles of Poetry A – Some classic styles – Ode, Sonnet, Italian Sonnet, Haiku, Writing Haiku.
Lesson 5 – Developing Different Styles of Poetry B – Following the Rules, Quatrain, Pantoum, Acrostic, 21st Century Visual Poetry.
Lesson 6 – Developing Different Styles of Poetry C – Poetry for Story Telling, Developing a Story in Poetry, Planning a Story, Developing your Voice, Ambience, Ending a Story, Epitaph Style, Monody.
Lesson 7 – Developing Different Styles of Poetry D – Styles for Fun and Trickery – Funny Poems, Tongue Twisters, Limericks.
Lesson 8 – Getting Your Work Published – How and Where. Creative Writing Resources, Other Industry Resources, How and Where to Get Published, Self Publishing, Vanity Publishing.
Lesson 9 – The Next Phase – How To Continue to Improve.
Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Writing-and-Journalism/WRITING-POETRY-BWR109-648.aspx
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