Lunchtime Poetry WEA Sydney

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Available Classes

Each week discover and unpack a different style and format of poetry with examples of the style. Discover the gothic ballad, the Petrarchan sonnet, repetition in sestinas and villanelles, odes, haikus and more. The course will unpack the power, passion, pain and pleasure embedded within poetry.

DELIVERY MODE

  • Hybrid (F2F & Online simultaneously)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • Haiku and Tercets
  • Ballads
  • Villanelle & Sestina
  • Odes
  • Shakespearean Sonnets
  • Blank Verse
  • Elegies
  • Petrarchan Sonnets

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Identify the features associated with different styles of poetry
  2. Understand the purpose and impact of poetic techniques on poetic forms

Christine Gietz

BA Dip Ed, Grad Cert in Uni Teaching
Christine Gietz, BA Dip Ed, Grad Cert in Uni Teaching, originally taught in secondary teaching in English, Drama and History and then taught in Education and Academic Writing at university and has...