WRIT 309

Basic Forms and Techniques in Short Fiction

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A lecture course surveying the structural composition and the function of technique in a representative group of narrative prose works. Aspects of narrative discussed will include: theme, point of view, scenic structure, role of narrator, metaphor, diction, plot and dialogue.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of WRIT 309, CW 309.


  • Minimum second-year standing.

Undergraduate course in Writing offered by the Department of Writing in the Faculty of Fine Arts.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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