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Lesson 11 Assignment Write brief answers (three to five sentences) to the questions below (35 points). 1.Lukens states that though there are many types of poetry, poetry can generally be placed into two categories. Explain the two categories. (2 points) 2.Nursery rhymes are a child's first introduction to poetry. Do these rhymes benefit children? (3 points) 3.Describe the differences between prose, poetry, and verse. (5 points) 4.Lukens states that there are styles of poetry you should avoid. What does your textbook say is the make-up of bad poetry? (5 points) 5.Lukens says that the rhythm, sound patterns, figurativeness, compactness, and emotional intensity are all devices of poetry. Explain what each of these mean. (5 points) 6.Read Jim Hall's "White Trash." What two similes do you find the most effective here? What theme do you find in this poem? (3 points) 7."White Trash" Now it's Styrofoam pellets that blow across the yard. They settle in the new grass like the eggs of Japanese toys. It's a kind of modern snowing

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