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3.2.8Write:Prepare Poetry AnnotationsWriting GuideEnglish 10 Sem 1Name:Tyler MesterDate:Pick one of the poems from the reading other than "Spring and All" by William Carlos Williams, and write eight annotations to help a reader understand it.First, paste the text of the poem you've selected into a word processor document, including the title and the author's name. Then write one- or two-sentence annotations for at least eight lines of the poem using the poetry-specific vocabulary you learned in the lesson, such as connotationand personification.Your annotations must appear as either footnotes or endnotes. In the annotations:
Point out examples of figurative language, identify the type of figurative language used, and explain what the figurative language means.Identify the connotations of certain words and describe how the connotations contributeto the overall mood or tone of the poem.The lines you choose to annotate are completely up to you, as long as they are longer than one or two words. You may interpret these extremely short lines if you wish, but any annotation you write for a one- or two-word line will not count toward the total eight.Your annotations will look something like this:Here Bishop is using a metaphor to show how .Bishop uses the word , which has connotations of . This contributes to the overall tone of that the poet is trying to achieve.Ultimately, your goal is to make the poem clearer to the reader, so you should avoid providing

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