MFA 680 - Style in Fiction (3)
To deepen a student's understanding of style and its relation to content, this course examines fiction at the level of language, emphasizing short stories as a convenient means to analyze a broader range of styles. Elements of style studied include sentence structure, tone, rhythm, voice, and imagery. There may also be a focus on different schools of style, such as stream of consciousness, minimalism, magical realism, or surrealism. Offered in the Spring.