May 5, 2019

Poetry

How does poetry stimulate the imagination? In this first assignment you will examine its role in the development of appreciation in the natural world and in […]

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April 4, 2019

Poetry Research Project

You will write your essay on how that poem contributes to our society. Your thesis should answer this question: How does this poem contribute to the […]

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March 13, 2019

Personal Reflection on Ted Kooser (poem)

Find a poet who appeals to you from a culture other than your own in our text Compact Literature. (| have picked Ted Kooser and his […]

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March 7, 2019

Essay about a poem

Write an essay on the following poem. Include information about how at least 6 different literary devices affect the poem. Include your interpretation of the poem. […]

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March 3, 2019

“Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold using reader-response criticism.

Write an analysis paper about the poem “Dover Beach” by Matthew Arnold using reader-response criticism. Link for the poem: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43588/dover-beach Reader-response criticism removes the focus from […]

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February 28, 2019

Poetry essay

Think carefully about the relationship between form and content in one of the poems we’ve read. Identify a moment in the poem where you see some […]

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February 27, 2019

Poetry

Choose three of the speakers from any of the poems we read (Love Poems, Sound Poems, Figures of Speech Poems, “Closer to Fine,” “Richard Cory.” or […]

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February 22, 2019

Poetry

Major Essays: The majority of your grade in this course comes from a sequence of papers based on the assigned literature. This assignment should use at […]

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February 5, 2019

First- and second-generation Romantic approaches to poetry

Critically analyse the similarities and differences you discern in first- and second-generation Romantic approaches to poetry. You should support your claims and analysis by referring to […]

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