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English - Comprehension, Writing and Prose Style II

Kathleen Winter

Offered in Fall 2007

Students will learn principles of clean, effective writing that comes from their own research, experience, memory and observation. There will be emphasis on concrete detail, standard and inventive form and structure, and development of eye and voice.

Students will read selected contemporary writings in varied genres, and will be expected to write at least two papers of substantial depth and scope.

Kathleen Winter's fiction collection, boYs, (Biblioasis) is this year's winner of The Metcalf Rooke award. Her fiction has been published in leading Canadian literary journals, and her creative non fiction has appeared in textbooks and educational reading materials across the country.

She has written for Sesame Street, and for regional and national radio and television. Winter writes a weekly column for the Saturday edition of the St. John's Telegram.