December 5, 2022

The activity seems strange

Write a poem using the prompts below. Write a poem that describes a familiar activity in such close detail that […]
November 27, 2022

Two poets

Identify any two poets from Module 2 whose work interests you and who lived and wrote in roughly the same […]
November 9, 2022

The Shinto poet Sugawara no Michizane

The Shinto poet Sugawara no Michizane writes: “Spring will come, and then The wonders of long ago, Will all return” […]
November 3, 2022

Alice Walker and her life and work

Read the following overview of Alice Walker as a background to your essay. Here is what you need to do: […]
October 26, 2022

Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “A Defence of Poetry“

Using the words and concepts from Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “A Defence of Poetry“ to analyze to the poems. In the […]
October 20, 2022

Jalal al-Din Rumi

Rumi’s poetry is exotic, didactic, and centers around love. Pick one of his poems from this selection and analyze it […]
September 22, 2022

Modern poetry

• Deconstruct this essay by completing the reverse outline provided below. • You can write answers in ‘brief’ sentences, or […]
September 18, 2022

The horse fell off

SAMPLE SOLUTION There are several components that constitute a solid poem. Three of the most imperative components are the sound, […]
September 18, 2022

“Death of a Young Son by Drowning”

• Does Atwood’s poem provide any internal evidence to suggest it is not a personal, confessional poem? • How might […]
August 26, 2022

Confessional Poetry

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August 16, 2022

Poem Close Reading and Poem Guide Reflection

You were assigned to read either “The Emperor of Ice Cream” by Wallace Stevens or “The Truth the Dead Know” […]
August 16, 2022

Poets, Charles Baudelaire, Samuel Coleridge, Edgar Allan Poe

Compare and contrast three poets, Charles Baudelaire, Samuel Coleridge, Edgar Allan Poe