- "From the Dark Tower" by Cullen p. 938 & answer the 8 questions below it
- "Douglass" by Dunbar p. 653 & explain 3 metaphors/similes in it
- "We Wear the Mask" by Dunbar p. 654 & explain 3 metaphors/similes in it
- "Frederick Douglass" by Hayden p. 1219 & answer the 8 questions below it
- "Richard Cory" by Robinson p. 662 & discuss the connotations of these phrases: "imperially slim", "quietly arrayed", "he fluttered pulses", "cursed the bread".
- "In a Station of the Metro" by Pound p.732 and discuss Mark Doty's interpretation
- "The Red Wheelbarrow" and "This is Just to Say" by Williams p. 733-734 and discuss effects of line breaks and titles
- "Ars Poetica" by MacLeish and "Poetry" by Moore p.796-799 and answer questions 4-8 on p. 800
- "Chicago" by Sandburg p.840
- "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" by Wordsworth p.1058
- "Won't You Celebrate With Me" by Clifton
- "O Captain, My Captain!" by Whitman
- "Because I Could Not Stop for Death", "My Life Closed Twice" by Dickinson on p.426 & 430
- "If We Must Die" by McKay
- "We Real Cool" by Brooks
- "Those Winter Sundays" by Hayden
- "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" by Heron
- "Project Princess" by Morris
Complete a Poet Study. Due by end of class on your blog
· An essay that introduces and analyzes 5 of your favorite poems by your poet. Include:
a) Intro: A hook
b) Intro:A summary of the book you read
c) Intro:An explanation of why you chose these poems
d) Intro:A thesis
e) Body: An explanation of the poet’s major life experiences and how they connect to the poetry
f) Body: TPCAST analysis of 5 poems
g) Conclusion: Commonalities across all of his/her poems: What themes are you repeated in this poet’s work? What techniques (poetic devices, style, language, etc.) does this poet use most often?
· 2 poems you have written in the style of your poet.
· Explain how your poems match your poet’s style.
See Javon's example