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Explore the art of writing poetry and the sound of language with our Poetry Writing and Sound of Poetry course. Journey through the intricacies of poetic language, explore the mesmerising sound of poetry and master the craft of writing verse. Discover the power of your words and embark on a poetic odyssey that will ignite your imagination
- Develop a foundational understanding of poetry writing, exploring various poetic forms and techniques.
- Analyse and appreciate poetry through reading and interpretation, deepening your comprehension of its beauty and meaning.
- Cultivate the skills necessary to begin your poetic journey, exploring personal themes and honing your unique voice.
- Gain insight into the essential details and nuances that make poetry impactful and memorable.
- Master the use of poetic language, understanding its role in evoking emotions and creating vivid imagery.
In our course, "The Art of Poetry: Crafting Words and Sounds," you will embark on a transformative journey that will awaken the poet within you. Delve into the depths of poetic expression as you explore the intricacies of structure, meaning, and the mesmerising sound of poetry.
Begin your poetic voyage with an introduction to the art of poetry writing, where you will learn about various forms and techniques. Dive into the vast ocean of poetic works, reading and interpreting classic and contemporary poems to unravel their profound layers of meaning. With every step, you will discover the secrets of crafting powerful verses that resonate with readers.
As you progress, you will explore the importance of poetic language, understanding its ability to evoke emotions and paint vivid pictures in the reader's mind. Immerse yourself in the poet's craft, unravelling the intricacies of open-form and closed-form poetry and diving into the depths of traditional verse. Finally, learn how to polish your poems and navigate the journey of getting your work published.
Who is this course for?
The target audience for the course is:
- Aspiring poets are eager to develop their poetic skills and explore various forms and techniques.
- Literature enthusiasts interested in deepening their understanding and appreciation of poetry.
- Writers seeking to expand their creative repertoire and explore the power of language.
- Individuals looking for a creative outlet to express their thoughts, emotions, and observations through the art of poetry.
Some career paths related to this industry in the UK are:
- Freelance writer: £20,000-£60,000 per year
- Editor: £20,000-£50,000 per year
- Poetry Blogger: £1,000 - £5,000 per year (based on website traffic and monetisation)
- Literary critic: £25,000-£50,000 per year
- Creative writing teacher/professor: £25,000-£70,000 per year
- Communications specialist: £25,000-£50,000 per year
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Certificate of Completion (PDF)
Digital certificate - Included
Certificate of Completion (Hard Copy)
Hard copy certificate - £9.99
Note: Delivery of hardcopy certificate is free within the United Kingdom. However, to obtain a hardcopy certificate, international students have to pay £19.99 for the shipment to their designated address.
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