Houston, TX 77005
10:00 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013
The Traditional Essay: Exploring Its Use for Eloquent Language
Many essayists of the Americas have used the traditional essay to explore their own reactions to contemporary culture. We will look at these examples to jump-start our own forays into the writing of lucid, eloquent prose.
No previous writing experience is necessary, although preferable.
Topics will include:
• Art of writing complexity of thought
• Creating a persona on the page
• Connecting with both the willing and unwilling reader
• Current markets
This class will be taught on the Rice University campus and is open to both Rice and non-Rice-affiliated adults. Exact location on-campus TBA.
Dates: Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, (Thursdays)
Times: 10:00 a.m.. to 11:30 a.m.
Tuition and Registration: $200
Location: Rice University (see note above) $200 for seven classes