In quarter 2, g12 students are getting familiar with urban lifestyle poetry and its elements.

In Quarter 2, G12 students are getting familiar with urban lifestyle poetry and its elements. They should compose: Option 1: a poem exploring violence/violent lifestyle OR Option 2: a rap song/verse about violence and gang life Students will be graded by the following criteria: Length (at least 15 lines)-it can be written in stanzas or… Continue reading In quarter 2, g12 students are getting familiar with urban lifestyle poetry and its elements.

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Students should compose a poem exploring the theme silence.

Students should compose a poem exploring the theme SILENCE. The poem can deal with different types of silence: emotional silence, physical silence, silence caused by oppression, silence in nature, or even breaking away from silence. The grading criteria is the following: Length (at least 15 lines, not including the obligatory title)-it can be written in… Continue reading Students should compose a poem exploring the theme silence.

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Option 1: a poem exploring violence/violent lifestyle

In Quarter 2, G12 students are getting familiar with urban lifestyle poetry and its elements. They should compose: Option 1: a poem exploring violence/violent lifestyle OR Option 2: a rap song/verse about violence and gang life Students will be graded by the following criteria: Length (at least 15 lines)-it can be written in stanzas or… Continue reading Option 1: a poem exploring violence/violent lifestyle

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The book is a textbook called the norton anthology of american literature, shorter 10th edition.

This week, we will begin our study of the Contemporary Period in American literature (approximately 1945-present). Use this assignment to write your weekly reflection journal. In this space, you will reflect on what you are currently reading for the class, including any challenges you may be facing, readings you really enjoy, areas for further exploration,… Continue reading The book is a textbook called the norton anthology of american literature, shorter 10th edition.

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Theodore roethke, bio, pp. 1131-1132

This week, we will begin our study of the Contemporary Period in American literature (approximately 1945-present). Use this assignment to write your weekly reflection journal. In this space, you will reflect on what you are currently reading for the class, including any challenges you may be facing, readings you really enjoy, areas for further exploration,… Continue reading Theodore roethke, bio, pp. 1131-1132

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Explain your answers through specific words and images in the poem.

Read “The Unknown Citizen” (https://poets.org/poem/unknown-citizen) by W. H. Auden and write a critical analysis of it. Focus on: – The poetic treatment of a contemporary social issue in it – The evolution of your own understanding and critical outlook on it – The tone of the poet toward his subject – The tone of the… Continue reading Explain your answers through specific words and images in the poem.

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Explain your answers through specific words and images in the poem.

Read “The Unknown Citizen” (https://poets.org/poem/unknown-citizen) by W. H. Auden and write a critical analysis of it. Focus on: – The poetic treatment of a contemporary social issue in it – The evolution of your own understanding and critical outlook on it – The tone of the poet toward his subject – The tone of the… Continue reading Explain your answers through specific words and images in the poem.

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Does it add anything to the experience of the poem itself?

Roethke’s Reading Reading a poem on the page is often a different experience from hearing it aloud. Additionally, another layer is added when we hear the poet himself read the poem aloud. You have already posted your first impressions/interpretations of the poem in the discussion above, so briefly summarize your thoughts on the overall meaning… Continue reading Does it add anything to the experience of the poem itself?

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