Memoir & Other Writing
Objective: To explore, through reading, discussion, and practice, writing that will encourage each student to create pieces that reflect full engagement with the course Essential Questions.
- How does one find one's voice as a writer?
- What is "emotional truth"?
- For whom does the writer create?
- How important is it to be part of a larger writing community?
"The greatest gift is a passion for reading. It is cheap, it consoles, it distracts, it excites, it gives you knowledge of the world and experience of a wide kind It is a moral illumination." -- Elizabeth Hardwick