In this course, students will develop skills toward expository writing based upon the close reading and study of selected texts. The course emphasizes oral and written analytical interpretations which include recognition of the techniques, forms, and rhetorical devices used by writers of literature. The course also serves as an introduction to literature.
- Tell It Slant: Writing and Shaping Creative Nonfiction, Brenda Miller, ISBN: 978-0071444941
- Creative Writing: Four Genres in Brief, David Starkey, ISBN: 978-1319035334
- To Show and to Tell: The Craft of Literary Nonfiction, Phillip Lopate, ISBN: 978-1451696325
- You Can’t Make This Stuff Up, Lee Gutkind, ISBN: 978-0738215549