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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HD604 Telling Our Story: Memoir (1 cr.)

This course examines the memoir as narrative that captures and communicates one’s own specific life experience and its individual, social, personal, and communal significance. It studies the myriad forms of techniques for composing a memoir.

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Evaluate works of memoir by various authors.
  2. Employ memoir for the purpose of personal understanding and growth.
  3. Write memoir in the form of poetry or prose, employing principles of literary variety, sensuous description, and suitable metaphor.
  4. Identify techniques for sharing your story with others to enhance mutual understanding and interconnection.

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