Memorizing Poems

Memorizing Poems - It takes time to cut a groove. Final...

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Memorizing Poems On the midterm and final exams, you'll be asked to reproduce (i.e. write out) a poem you've committed to memory, selected from the list below. One poem, a different one, for each exam. Spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and the like, will all be counted. The best way to prepare is to memorize a poem long before the week of the exam, to review it occasionally, and then refresh your memory with concentration closer to the test date. It will be easier, it will be more satisfying, and it will be more permanent in your mind.
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Unformatted text preview: It takes time to cut a groove. Final Exam To Autumn, John Keats: 939 Crazy Jane Talks with the Bishop, W.B. Yeats: 1204 The Snow Man, Wallace Stevens: 1256 Sea Violet, H.D.: 1312 From the Wave, Thom Gunn: 1771 Any poem by Emily Dickinson in the Norton of at least 12 lines: (1110-1127) Any short poems in the Norton by Walt Whitman: (1060-1086) These three poems count as one choice: + The Red Wheel Barrow, William Carlos Williams: 1274 + In a Station of the Metro, Ezra Pound: 1297 + The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner, Randall Jarrell: 1553...
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