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ENG 3521
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Schedule of Assignments and Readings

The current schedule of assignments and readings is reproduced below. The professor reserves the right to amend this list as necessary by adding, substituting, or removing readings, assignments, conferences, and other course materials.

Unless instructed otherwise, each week’s assignments are due at the start of the class on Thursday.

Week 1 (16 January)
In Class
• Syllabus and policy overview.

Week 2 (23 January)
Reading Due
• Brooks, “What Does Poetry Communicate“, from The Well-Wrought Urn.
• Baer, Chapters 1 & 2.
In Class
• Metrical theory and examples.
• Sign-up for In-Class Workshop days.

Week 3 (30 January)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 1, p.34.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 3.
In Class
• The Quatrain, Part 1.

Week 4 (6 February)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 2, p.59.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 4.
In Class
Workshop A-1.
• Blank Verse, Part 1.

Week 5 (13 February)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 3, p.74.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 5.
In Class
Workshop A-2.
• Blank Verse, Part 2.

Week 6 (20 February)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 4, p.94.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 6.
In Class
Workshop A-3.
• The Quatrain, Part 2.

Week 7 (27 February)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 5, p.112.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 7.
In Class
Workshop A-4.
• The Couplet.

Week 8 (5 March)
Assignment Due
Mid-Term Portfolio Review.
• Baer, Assignment 6, p.127.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 8.
In Class
Workshop A-5.
• The Sonnet.

Week 9: SPRING HOLIDAY – NO CLASSES (9-13 March)

Week 10 (19 March)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 7, p.140.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 9.
In Class
Workshop B-1.
• The Tercet.

Week 11 (26 March)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 8, p.156.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 10.
In Class
Workshop B-2.
• The French Forms.

Week 12 (2 April)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 9, p.174.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 11.
In Class
Workshop B-3.
• Trochaic and Anapestic Verse.

Week 13 (9 April)
EASTER HOLIDAY: NO CLASSES 9-10 APRIL

Week 14 (16 April)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 10, p.190.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 12.
In Class
Workshop B-4.
• Epigrams and Nonsense Verse.

Week 15 (23 April)
Assignment Due
• Baer, Assignment 11, p.198.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapter 13.
In Class
Workshop B-5.
• Other English Forms.

Week 16 (30 April)
Assignment Due
Completed Writing Portfolio.
• Baer, Assignment 12, p.207.
Reading Due
• Baer, Chapters 14 & 15.
In Class
• Other Metrical Systems.

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