Creative Writing 2

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311CRW2 credit 2 2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study English summer

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This course is focused on exploring and further developing the dramatic, prose, poetic and other creative writing techniques explored in Creative Writing 1. The critical thought and self-awareness required to enable writers to develop is a key theme of the course. The first half of the course will again focus on creative techniques and in-roads for developing style and content. The second half will focus on the demands of meeting artistic and commercial expectations and how the individual artist balances these needs. Students are expected to bring awareness to the group of material from their own cultures and literary heritage.

Learning outcomes

With this exercise students will:

Prerequisites and other requirements


In order to register for the course 311CRW2, the student must have successfully completed the course 311CRW1 in a previous semester.


Required reading excerpts where needed will be handed out in class. Recommended reading will be presented to class participants for either suggested hard copy or reading online.

Evaluation methods and criteria

Attendance: Students are allowed to have two absences. Barring unforeseen circumstances, students should notify the instructor in advance. Exceptional circumstances will be considered, but additional work may be required.

Participation: Students will be strongly expected to contribute to in-class discussions.

Completion policy: To complete the course, a student must comply with the attendance and participation requirements and write a significant piece of original or adapted material. This may comprise original screenplay, a one-act stage play, an extension of the Paradise Lost exercise , adaptation from source material, a lengthy journal, extended factual article, a short collection of poetry or a significant piece of prose writing or several short stories. Any screenplay must have an anticipated running time of at least 30 minutes.



Further information

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