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Life Story Writing

This introductory creative writing workshop in life story writing and personal narrative emphasizes the essay as an art form. Readings and frequent writing assignments provide background and practice in writing memoir/personal narratives that are informed by one's experiences. Class sessions consist of writing exercises and improvisations designed to focus memory and strengthen perception. This class is organized in a workshop model to allow students to present works in progress to the group and to receive useful feedback and advice in order to engage more deeply and with greater insight during the revision process.

Course Number: 1232

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