21W.022 Writing and Experience: Reading and Writing Autobiography


Class Info

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.

21W.022 will be offered this semester (Fall 2017). It is instructed by L. Harrison Lepera, N. Jackson and S. Carlisle.

Lecture occurs 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-265.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H. This class counts as a CI-HW.

You can find more information at the Comparative Media Studies / Writing (Course 21W) < MIT site or on the 21W.022 Stellar site.

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