10H – 3-4 March 2015 – “Those Winter Sundays” and “One Art” + 3 Journal Entires over 4 days

Tuesday we’ll start a manuscript study on “Those Winter Sundays.” I’ll ask you to answer the remaining questions and then write in your journal answering this prompt: What is the overall TONE of this poem, and how do you know? Use evidence from the poem to support your interpretation. If you need help, you have a “tonal analysis” sheet and a list of tone words in the back of your poems packet.

Wednesday we’ll start a manuscript study on “One Art.” Again, I’ll ask you to answer the remaining questions and then write in your journal answering this prompt: How does the speaker of this poem feel about losing and how do you know? Use evidence from the poem to support your interpretation.

In terms of your calendar, we are one week and one day behind schedule, but I’m okay with that. For Friday, please read Foster’s chapter “If It’s Square, It’s a Sonnet.” For your journal on that, (a) Identify what his “pattern” is for reading sonnets. (b) Read one sonnet and one “almost sonnet” from your packet and write about how/why the poet deviates from the sonnet form in each of the poems. Note: “almost sonnets” are around 14 lines, basically square, but might not be titled “sonnet” or might not be a classic “sonnet.”

 

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