February 13, 2021

Poem analysis

You will need to write on the assigned poem “Dead Doe” by Brigit Peegan Kelly. The most important skill thata literary analysis demonstrates is a “close […]

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February 10, 2021

“Horses” and “Flexibility”

Discuss “Horses” and “Flexibility” from the Dao De Jing. What is the primary “lesson” or “takeaway” from each of the poem(s)? Questions for “Horses”: Why do […]

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January 25, 2021

“Song of Myself”

You will need to write a poem by using “Sleeping on the wing” as an example. The instruction of this poemwill be found on pages 37 […]

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December 24, 2020

Poetry Analysis Literary Response

Source Material: “Mother to Son” by Langston Hugheshttps://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/47559/mother-to-sonIn the poem, “Mother to Son,” by the esteemed Langston Hughes, Hughes uses rich imagery and symbolism to portray […]

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December 22, 2020

Different views on love in poetry

The poetry you read presents different view points on love. Focusing on the tone of the poetry, comment on theinterpretation of love in Shakespeare’s sonnets, Donne’s […]

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December 21, 2020

William Wordsworth’s ideas about poetry

Write an analytical essay explaining how three romantic poems connect to William Wordsworth’s ideas about poetry.The poems you will be comparing to William Wordsworth’s ideas about […]

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November 14, 2020

“golden lines”

Readings: August Wilson’s Fences Act 1 and selected poetry: Phillis Wheatley “On Being Brought from Africa to America” (Links to an external site.)Claude McKay “If We […]

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November 12, 2020

Gwendolyn Brooks’ “Mother.

Though not typically identified as a Harlem Renaissance author, the work of Gwendolyn Brooks nevertheless reverberates with themes important to the Renaissance movement. Discuss the theme […]

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October 29, 2020

The Song of Roland as epic poetry.

Assess the value of Poem of My Cid or The Song of Roland as epic poetry. Choose whether they would like to find sources for example […]

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