Choose a poem from the assigned readings that you are interested in exploring in more depth for the writing project in Week 2. The poem can be from Week 1 or Week 2.
Title your paragraph with the title of the poem.
In a well-developed paragraph, explain:
Why are you interested in exploring this poem?
What literary elements (such as imagery, symbolism, metaphor, simile, etc.) do you see the author using in the poem?
What approach might you take in analyzing this poem? Example approaches include a discussion of the poem’s use of imagery, symbolism, theme, or characterization.
What questions do you have for the instructor about the upcoming essay assignment?
The poem should be your only source for this post. Do not use outside sources.
Poems to choose from
“After Great Pain, a Formal Feeling Comes”
“Because I Could Not Stop for Death”
“’Faith’ Is A Fine Invention”
“’Hope’ Is the Thing with Feathers”
“I Heard A Fly Buzz When I Died”
“I Like to See It Lap the Miles”
“Much Madness Is Divinest Sense”
“My Life Had Stood—A Loaded Gun”
“There’s A Certain Slant of Light”
“This Is My Letter to the World”