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Writing Poetry 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)

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

From: $25.00 / week for 26 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: $25.00 / week for 26 weeks

      Clear

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