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 […]
After reading the PDF of Annie Finch’s “The Many Voices of Iambic Pentameter” (pp. 83-119), take note of Finch’s helpful list of expressive variations, which include anapests (two unstressed syllables followed by a stressed syllable: “ta-ta-dum” or “New Or-leans”); trochees (a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable: “dum-ta” or “Bos-ton”); spondees (two stressed syllables: […]
Learning Goal: I’m working on a poetry writing question and need a sample draft to help me learn. Write a page describing how the poms are connected. How do they illustrate the theme of innocence and experience? No sources are reqaured. Just one opinion page on how the poems are connected.
In 1000-1500 words, write a critical analysis essay that describes the tone of Sylvia Plath’s “Daddy.” Use the information learned in Chapter 5 of “How to Read a Poem” to influence your understanding of tone. As a means of supporting your analysis, cite four (4) quotes from the Plath poem. Your paper should be written […]
Part 1: 500 words Part 1: From the list of poems found in the Poetry Assignment 1 handout (found in the Learning Resources folder and below the rubric on this page) starting with the first poem, “The Ruined Maid,” to the last poem “”Here Bullet” a. Identify which poem for you proved to be the […]
Do you agree with those who view him as a plain-speaking, provincial poet concerned primarily with race issues?
You are a critic approaching the poetry of Langston Hughes; pick a side. Do you agree with those who view him as a plain-speaking, provincial poet concerned primarily with race issues? Or do you see him as a representative of the experimental modern movement? Take your time and consider what modernism was meant to be […]
Instructions Using the OED resource, write a short paper in which you define a significant word used in one of the module’s poems and compare the denotation to the poet’s textual definition. Did the poet redefine the word in modernist terms? Feel free to also consider how other words in the poem inform your selected […]
Learning Goal: I’m working on a poetry report and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.write an analysis of William Cullen Bryant’s the snow shower . Try to demonstrate not only an understanding of what the speaker is describing on the surface of the poem , but also an Analysis of deeper meanings […]
Learning Goal: I’m working on a poetry question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.Online Performance ReportInstructionsMusic 107: Music TodayDue Dates:Report #1 – Friday, March 11Report #2 – Friday, May 13Criteria for these reports:1.1. The performances don’t have to be live-streamed, however, they must be actualperformances with live performers, e.g. a concert, […]
Learning Goal: I’m working on a poetry question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.maggie and milly and molly and may By: E. E. Cummings maggie and milly and molly and maywent down to the beach (to play one day)and maggie discovered a shell that sangso sweetly she couldn’t remember her troubles, […]