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Vt: Topics in Writing

A writing course for students who wish to extend the work of English 110. This course is designed to focus students’ attention on specific topics and issues in writing through extensive reading, practice in a variety of writing techniques appropriate to the topic, and reflection upon the readings and their own written work. Topics will vary from semester to semester and may include cross-cultural analyses of life stories; comparative analyses of different disciplinary forms of argument; sentence and paragraph styles; the art of writing reviews.