Jeffrey Huntsman Participant I am apparently bumping up against some internal limitatuion on thuis site because halfway through the formtting went crazy. Please note, this was written for a particular chorus preparing two specific poems. It is also pretty dense, packing into a couple pages something that would have taken a whole class period if presented orally. But if you have questions, come back with them.
Introduction What is Poetry?
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Eliot, "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" ; W. Yeats, "The Second Coming" ; W. Yeats, "Leda And The Swan " ; e.
Vincent Millay, "[I, being born a woman Select one of the work s or topic s from the sign-up sheet to present to the class; you must be present on the day of your assigned reading and present the material thoroughly and coherently, demonstrating familiarity with the selection, its context, and its significance.
Each presentation must be ten to fifteen minutes long, and, ideally, presentations will also be open-ended, leading into class discussions with questions, major themes, or topics for further thought.
The following points may be covered, but do not feel constrained by these suggestions; be creative and have fun.
For each of the assigned essays, a list of topic choices is provided. Your essay must be on one of the assigned topics for that assignment, or it will receive a zero 0.
Essays must be typed, double-spaced, and grammatically correct; essays will be evaluated according to the rubric for Essay Grading Standards. Your essay should not be limited to repetition of class discussion, but should include independent research both primary and secondary sources and analysis and demonstrate careful thought.
Your essay should explore the work's or works' tone, speaker, language including figurative language or imagery, diction, and allusions and structure including meter and rhyme scheme, or the lack of themand explain how these are interrelated and how they shape or influence meaning.Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.
Jan Zlotnik Schmidt, a SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor, who earned her BA from the University of Rochester in , her MA from the University of Wisconsin in , and her PhD from Syracuse University in , teaches courses in composition, autobiography, creative writing, American literature, women's literature, and Holocaust studies.
The speaker of Andrew Marvell’s poem, "To His Coy Mistress," thinks that time is a super-villain out to get him.
He wants to flip the script and control time. It’s not surprising that Marvell was concerned with time. It was a hot topic in the s.
Table of Contents for Literature and ourselves: a thematic introduction for readers and writers / Gloria Mason Henderson, Bill Day, Sandra Stevenson Waller, available from the Library of Congress.
One of his earlier poems, “The Flea,” demonstrates his ability to take a controlling metaphor and adapt it to unusual circumstances. “The Flea” is made up of three .
Andrew Bennett, Caroline Jones, Stephen Moseley, Ken Mylne, Clive Pierce, Nigel Roberts.