This seminar will fous on experiencing film, poetry, and prose in depth. We will also focus on writing about various literary forms including film.
We will discuss films in which some lines from poetry are cited. We will also focus on reading poetry in depth and listening to the voices of Asian American writers.
Michael Meyer, Poetry: An Introduction, 7th ed. (2013) Other readings to be supplied as handouts.
Reference books will be introduced in class.
Assigned readings must be completed before each class. Active participation in discussion is essential.
Class attendance / oral presentations / assignments / term paper
１．Film and poetry ２．Poems cited in films ３．Reading poems ４．Word choice and word order ５．Poets on poems ６．Critical thinking and writing about film ７．Writing about poetry ８．Asian American writers and their characteristics ９．What are "autobiographical" works? 10．Life writing 11．Fictions of memory 12．Multicultural American literature 13．Critical thinking and writing about prose 14．Discussion: Finding your own voice 15．Writing a term paper
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