Writing Poetry BWR109 Course Online

Poetry Distance Learning Course

Poetry is an amazing vehicle for expressive writing.  Learn the forms and techniques in this unique 100 hour online course.

  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Study with our highly experienced tutors.
  • Develop your poetry writing skills.
  • An introductory course to many different elements of poetry.
 In studying this poetry course, you will learn to:
  • Write all types of poetry – serious, witty, funny, and so on
  • Develop your ability to write and understand different styles of poetry
  • Explore how you can use your poetry – at home, at work, for relaxation

Lesson Structure

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction
    • Nature and scope of poetry
    • Brief description of the many different types of poetry
    • Poetic devices (Rhyme, Assonance, Alliteration, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Imagery, Symbolism, Similie, Metaphor)
    • Styles that tell a story (Monody, Ballad, Epitaph)
    • Classic styles (Sonnet, Ode, Haiku)
    • Monorhyme
    • Trick poems (Limerick, Tonge Twister, Shape Poem, Palindrome)
    • Styles classified according to arrangement of lines (Quatrain Style, Pantoum, Free Verse, Villanelle, Clerihew, Damante, Acrostic Style)
    • Keeping a notebook
    • Editing
    • Terminology
  2. The Work of Other Poets
    • Shakespeare
    • Kendall
    • Batejeman
    • Angelou
    • Shelley
    • Dickinson
    • Edgar Allen Poe
  3. Encouraging your creativity.
    • Exploring creativity
    • Understanding your own creativity
  4. Developing different styles of poetry A (Some Classic Styles)
    • Ode
    • Sonnet
    • Italian Sonnet
    • Haiku
    • Writing Haiku
  5. Developing different styles of poetry B (Following the Rules)
    • Quatrain
    • Pantoum
    • Acrostic
    • 21st Century Visual Poetry
  6. Developing different styles of poetry C (Poetry for Story Telling)
    • Developing a story in poetry
    • Planning a story
    • Developing your voice
    • Ambience
    • Ending a story
    • Epitaph style
    • Monody
  7. Developing different styles of poetry D (Styles for Fun and Trickery)
    • Funny poems
    • Tongue twisters
    • Limericks
  8. Getting your work published (how and where)
    • Creative writing resources
    • Other industry resources
    • How and where to get published
    • Self publishing
    • Vanity publishing
  9. The next phase (how to continue to improve)

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

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Poetry Distance Learning Course

Poetry is an amazing vehicle for expressive writing.  Learn the forms and techniques in this unique 100 hour online course.

  • Study in your own time and at your own pace.
  • Study with our highly experienced tutors.
  • Develop your poetry writing skills.
  • An introductory course to many different elements of poetry.
 In studying this poetry course, you will learn to:
  • Write all types of poetry – serious, witty, funny, and so on
  • Develop your ability to write and understand different styles of poetry
  • Explore how you can use your poetry – at home, at work, for relaxation

Lesson Structure

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  1. Introduction
    • Nature and scope of poetry
    • Brief description of the many different types of poetry
    • Poetic devices (Rhyme, Assonance, Alliteration, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Imagery, Symbolism, Similie, Metaphor)
    • Styles that tell a story (Monody, Ballad, Epitaph)
    • Classic styles (Sonnet, Ode, Haiku)
    • Monorhyme
    • Trick poems (Limerick, Tonge Twister, Shape Poem, Palindrome)
    • Styles classified according to arrangement of lines (Quatrain Style, Pantoum, Free Verse, Villanelle, Clerihew, Damante, Acrostic Style)
    • Keeping a notebook
    • Editing
    • Terminology
  2. The Work of Other Poets
    • Shakespeare
    • Kendall
    • Batejeman
    • Angelou
    • Shelley
    • Dickinson
    • Edgar Allen Poe
  3. Encouraging your creativity.
    • Exploring creativity
    • Understanding your own creativity
  4. Developing different styles of poetry A (Some Classic Styles)
    • Ode
    • Sonnet
    • Italian Sonnet
    • Haiku
    • Writing Haiku
  5. Developing different styles of poetry B (Following the Rules)
    • Quatrain
    • Pantoum
    • Acrostic
    • 21st Century Visual Poetry
  6. Developing different styles of poetry C (Poetry for Story Telling)
    • Developing a story in poetry
    • Planning a story
    • Developing your voice
    • Ambience
    • Ending a story
    • Epitaph style
    • Monody
  7. Developing different styles of poetry D (Styles for Fun and Trickery)
    • Funny poems
    • Tongue twisters
    • Limericks
  8. Getting your work published (how and where)
    • Creative writing resources
    • Other industry resources
    • How and where to get published
    • Self publishing
    • Vanity publishing
  9. The next phase (how to continue to improve)

Send me free info pack

Enrol Now

  • Experienced Tutor support
  • Certificate sent to you
  • Online study (Printed notes available)
  • Self paced - no set timetable
  • 12 months to complete course

From: $35.00 / week for 19 weeks

Clear
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