Close Reading: Familial Love Determines The Level of Power In King Lear
Shakespeares King Lear focuses on familial love and power. According to the play,
familial love must be present in order for a charact
Here is some more practice scanning poetry. Look at the handout that reminds you of the
different "feet" of poetry and the different meters (depending on the number of 'feet' per
For WHEN this SONG is SUNG and PAST,
My LUTE be STI
Group Work/Study Questions
Work on the questions together as a group. Use a direct quotation from the poem
whenever you can to support your answers. Each person in your group must answer one of
the questions for the whole class.
1. What constitute
Elizabeth Brownings The Runaway Slave at Pilgrims Point and
the Sympathizing British Audience
The Wife of Baths Prologue and Tale
1.) If the Wife of Bath were making an argument about marriage, her thesis statement
might be something like this: Marriage, remarriage, and sex within marriage are virtuous
and ordained by God.
-Find 5 examples
Match the Old English word with its Modem English equivalent. Remember that "sc" is
pronounced "sh," the yogh can be "g" or 'y,' and the thorn and edth symbols are "th."
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The sun shone fr