Scansion Blast

$65.00 Members
$75.00 Non-members

If, as William Carlos Williams said, “A poem is a machine made out of words,” this is a course in mechanics. Scansion is the technique of marking up lines of poetry to better understand how the verse works in each syllable. We’ll look at some of the techniques poets have developed over the millennia and then use Robert Fitzgerald’s method to mark up a few metrical poems. Bring pencils… and pliers.

Instructor: David Rothman Learn More


Jun 05, 2020 2:00pm - 4:00pm