Poetry Study Part 1
Examining Types of Poetry & Poetic Technique
Unit 3: The Language of Poetry
Below, you will find documents/links to our daily lesson materials from class. Please note that not all materials will be posted here. Some stories, presentations, and other assignments/related materials must be picked up from Miss Muhlbaier in class.
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-Narrative Poetry & Poetic Devices Review: “The Raven” by Edgar Allan Poe
-Assignment: Faux Poe
-The Ballad & Analyzing Sound Devices: “O What is That Sound” by W. H. Auden
-Assignment: Rewrite & Reflect
-The Ode & Examining Figurative Language: “Ode to My Socks” by Pablo Neruda
-Assignment: High Praise of A(n) ___: Ode
-Assignment: Competition: A Reflection (Concrete Poem)
-Free Verse & Examining Diction: "Spring is like a perhaps hand" by e. e. cummings & "Today" by Billy Collins (both poems can be found here)
-Assignment: Free Verse: Choice