Unformatted text preview: • Summarize what Adrienne Rich thought poems should be able to do. Notable Poets Quoted: W.H. Auden: “Poetry is the clear expression of mixed feelings.” Wallace Stevens: “Poetry shouldn’t make things too near, too clear.” Poem Focused On : “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich • Be sure you’re familiar with the definitions of these terms: 1 iamb poetic foot iambic pentameter paradox negative capability metaphor oxymoron anapest perfect or ‘pure’ rhyme imperfect rhyme feminine rhyme masculine rhyme diction syntax 1 Remember to work gradually but consistently on the Glossary of Terms. You should have a definition AND an example for each term....
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- Fall '07
- Poetry, Adrienne Rich, negative capability, Prof. Collier, rhyme feminine rhyme, rhyme masculine rhyme