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Axia College Material Appendix G Word Order Activity 1. Choose one poem from the assigned reading in Week Six, and insert the poem, as well as its title and author, below. Harlem Langston Hughes 1951 What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore – And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over- Like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags Like a heavy load. Or does it explode? 2. Rearrange the words of the poem in any order you choose. Review your poem to ensure that each word is included. What happens to a dream deferred? Does it explode or Like a raisin in the sun Does it dry up? Or crust and sugar over- Like a syrupy sweet? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or fester like a sore – LIT 210
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Unformatted text preview: Maybe it just sags Like a heavy load. 3. Explain how changing the word order of the poem affected its meaning. When I changed the placement of the words it created an entirely different poem. Another person cannot create the same meaning that the author intended. Not only did I completely change the meaning I also lost some of the words that made it rhyme and flow. 4. Determine whether your poem or the original more effectively uses literary devices and conventions of poetry, and explain your reasoning. I believe that the authors version of the poem better uses literary devices and conventions. When the author wrote the poem, they made the words rhyme in the right places and he gave the poem more meaning. LIT 210...
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course LIT 210 taught by Professor Dexter during the Spring '08 term at University of Phoenix.

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