Jun 26, 2019  
2015-2016 HillBook (Class of 2019) 
2015-2016 HillBook (Class of 2019) [ARCHIVED HILL BOOK]

WRI 147 - Poetry Lab on Metaphor

Three Credits
Fall Semester

An examination of the nature of metaphor in language and the function of metaphor in creative writing, especially students’ own work. Analysis of the precise nature of the difference between metaphor and analogy, metaphor and sign, metaphor and symbol. Exploration of how poets – and writers in general – contextualize and materialize metaphor, focusing on metaphor as a vehicle of discovery in the work of Atwood, Dickinson, Shakespeare, and Garcia-Lorca.