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1/26/2021 Unit Activity: Comparing Text and Song Versions of a Poem ; 1/2 Task 2 Comparing Text and Song Versions of a Poem In this task, you will write a short essay that contrasts how a poem sounds when read in its original form to how that poem sounds when heard as a song. Part A Choose one of the following pairs of poems and songs: The Lady of Shalott ” by Alfred Tennyson; song “The Lady of Shalott” by Loreena McKennitt Because I Could Not Stop for Death ” by Emily Dickinson; song “Because I Could not Stop” by Natalie Merchant Promises Like Pie-Crust ” by Christina Rossetti; song “Promises Like Pie-Crust” by Carla Bruni The Two Trees ” by William Butler Yeats; song “The Two Trees” by Loreena McKennitt Plan to read the text version of the poem and listen to the song version a few times to get a good feel for the rhythm of each of the two versions. Then, think about how it contributes to the feeling and meaning of the

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