Your annotations and introduction will look at how

This preview shows page 4 - 9 out of 10 pages.

Write annotations and a short introduction for a poem from this lesson. Your annotations and introduction will look at how the aesthetic impact of the poem is affected by tone, figurative language, and other elements.Your assignment should include the following elements:-6 – 12 annotations that help the reader understand one of the poems from the lesson-Annotations that describe the poet's use of tone, diction, and word choice-Annotations that explain the meaning of the symbolism, themes, connotations, and figurative language in the poem-A paragraph that examines the overall meaning of the poem, supported by examplesYou should have completed a draft of this assignment in the activity before this one. If you haven't done so, go back and complete that activity now.Ask yourself these questions as you revise:-Did I connect my annotations directly to the text of the poem?-Did I focus each annotation on poetic devices?-Did I explain — in both my annotations and my introduction — how the poetic devices affected the aesthetic impact?Use this rubric to determine how well you're meeting the criteria for the assignment.
Background image
1.4.4 Test (TS): Modernism and LanguageTest
English 11 Sem 2 (S4399779)Benji MartinezPoints possible: 45Date: ____________1. Short-response prompt (15 points)Read the following two poems:"Nothing Gold Can Stay"by Robert FrostNature's first green is gold,Her hardest hue to hold.Her early leaf's a flower;But only so an hour.Then leaf subsides to leaf.So Eden sank to grief,So dawn goes down to day.Nothing gold can stay. "The Red Wheelbarrow"by William Carlos Williamsso much dependsupona red wheelbarrowglazed with rain
waterbeside the whitechickens.Compare and contrast the ways in which the two authors use figurative language in their poems to convey tone. How does the tone in each poem differ? Be sure to include specific details from the texts to support your answer.

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture