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ENG 317 The Art of the Essay

Advanced practice in the writing and revision of prose including expository, persuasive, and personal writing. Careful study of form, style, voice, and purpose. Topics may include memoir, autobiography, biography, literary journalism, travel writing, local histories, or the essay. This course may be taken more than once, provided it addresses a different topic when taken again. Fulfills writing-intensive requirement. Prerequisites: ENG 105 and 200-level English writing course, or consent of the instructor based on writing sample.