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: 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


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


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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December 14, 2018


How does a particular poem defines “the work of mourning.” To whom is the mourning directed, and what forms does it take? Elegies: establish a poetic […]

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December 12, 2018

Major Themes in the Poetry of Elizabeth Browning

This paper must include besides what you recommend, these points: -Elizabeth Browning Biography and Major Works. -Period she lived in. -Poetry Style. -In what Elizabeth browning […]

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