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All Creatures Great and Small

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Poetry often operates through metaphor. Writers describe something by making a comparison: “Mind in its purest play is like some bat." In this course, we will study poems in which the poet writes about a creature from the natural world in order to make a point about us humans. We will look at poems about fellow mammals, like bears and dogs, as well as poems about more alien creatures, like snakes and toads. A connection between ourselves and the natural world draws us into the work of such poets as Dickinson, Bishop, Frost, Wilbur, and Oliver.

Class Details

3 Sessions
Weekly - Sun


Betsy Hollins 



Registration Closes On
Sunday, February 3, 2019 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/3/2019 - 2/17/2019 Weekly -Sun 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Williamsburg, TBD  Map Betsy Hollins