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Not a traditional course in grammar, this class examines the most complex tool in the writer’s tool box—the sentence—and its use to produce a wide range of rhetorical effects. The course begins at the beginning: nouns, verbs, subjects, predicates, all the parts of speech. Next come analyzing sentences, understanding syntax, building paragraphs, and ultimately creating a cohesive whole. Grammar and rhetoric textbooks ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3755 - NWRW 0119 A
  • Salvatore, Joseph
Jan 27 - May 11
On Campus
Monday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Spring 2020
No punctuation mark is left unturned in this supportive workshop for mastering proper punctuation. Every week, students write short essays practicing punctuation. All receive and give feedback in this ongoing discussion.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 3833 - NWRW 0012 B
  • Freedman, Lisa
Jan 22 - Feb 19
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
This seminar addresses factors that contribute to prose style and effectiveness. Exemplary essays highlighting essential components are read and discussed, stylistic exercises provide practice, and responses in essay form to the assigned readings are workshopped.
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4068 - NWRW 0014 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Apr 08 - May 06
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
It's how you say it. In this short course, students consider the elements that work together to create stylish and effective prose, by dissecting the choices every writer makes that add up to style. The class reads examples of effective prose by best-selling authors, including Toni Cade Bambara, Garrett Hongo, and Amy Tan, and students write short pieces inspired by the readings and workshop them in class. This cours...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4070 - NWRW 1014 B
  • Kocot-Tomblin, Noelle
Mar 30 - May 03
Online
Spring 2020
Good writing is the sum of its verbs, and every writer who wants his or her words on the page to be taken seriously must master certain skills. In this short course, students focus on two essential components of composition that trip up even seasoned writers: verb use and syntax. Exercises illustrate the correct use of the past and future tenses and the conditional as well as common mistakes in subject-verb agreement...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4066 - NWRW 1013 A
  • Freedman, Lisa
Feb 26 - Apr 01
On Campus
Wednesday
6:00 - 7:50 PM
Spring 2020
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