Topic Courses

Winter 2018

WRS 497 B1 TR 3:30pm - 4:50pm

Instructor: Dr. Thomas Barker

Topic:The Rhetoric of Song Lyrics

Description:"Everything I learned about writing I got from the radio." You could be saying that if you takeThe Rhetoric of Song Lyrics. This course shows you how to study your favorite song lyrics to learn helpful techniques for any type of writing: emails, letters, research reports, class papers, proposals, or instructions. Start now with a "Song Journal" and write down your favorite songs for analysis and learning. Learn tips from a songwriter about writing your own lyrics. Do a creative project that links your musical tastes to your writing goals.