Reading and Writing Personal Poetry (Grades 8-10)


Feb 25, 2018 to Mar 18, 2018
01:00 PM until 03:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.


This course is an introduction to reading, writing and appreciating poetry. Students will be introduced to personal poems in American literature, focusing on poetic devices that tell stories in rhymed ballads (Robinson and MacLeish), those that use sound and rhythm strategically (Dickson and Whitman) and those that employ heavy figurative language (Frost and Owen).


Instructor: Sharon Hampel has a doctorate in literature. She has taught at the University of Denver and University of Colorado.


Cost: $84


Requirements: Journal

Dates, time and location: Feb. 25, March 4, 11 and 18 (four Sundays), 1-3 p.m.




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21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, CA

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