21W.022 Writing and Experience: Reading and Writing Autobiography
Draws on a range of autobiographical writing as examples for students to analyze. Students write essays that focus on their own experience, exploring topics such as intellectual growth and development, the childhood and high school years, life at MIT, the influence of place upon one's personality and character, and the role politics and religion play in one's life. Emphasizes clarity, specificity, and structure; investigates various modes of writing (narrative, analytical, expository) and their suitability for different purposes. Limited to 18.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 8-119.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-HW.
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