Homework for September 19

Hi Class,

Since we have quite a list of fun things for next week, I’ve posted it here:

HOMEWORK FOR SEPTEMBER 19TH:

  1. Terms to define:

–Assonance

–Alliteration

–Free Verse

–Prose Poem

–Occasion

–American Renaissance (in literature)

–Harlem Renaissance (in literature)

–Victorian Poetry

–Realism (in the arts and literature)

–Modernism (in the arts and literature)

2. Journal #2: Define all of the above terms and provide the title of a poem (from 101 Great American Poems) in which you see the term at work. 1-2 pages, typed.

3. Read pages 41-80 in 101 Great American Poems.

4. Read Dave Edward’s two poems in preparation for his visit to our class next week.

5. Make sure to bring in your book: Poems of New York.

Email any questions,

Cheers,

Prof. Scanlan

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