C.J. Gorrell Engl243 Analysis 1. Can you please explain the plot of W.B. Yeats Crazy Jane poem? 2. Will we be tested on the Bruce Smith poems? 3. Will the third test follow the same format as the 2nd test?
We Real Cool 1. This poem is a monologue, and the
WEEK ONE: TERMS, PHRASES, & CONCEPTS "Poetry is the language inside the language." Paul Valery Cadence, rising & falling Rhythm "Poetry is a pheasant disappearing into the brush." Wallace Stevens Simile Concision Compression Figurative language "Prose it
T he Tale of One Christmas 1 The falling snowflake Man wakes to his family on an early December morning The old man wakes next to his wife Man spends time with his family in getting a Christmas t ree The old man discovers that his checks are even lighter
Love seeketh not Itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care; But for another gives its ease, And builds a Heaven in Hells despair. So sang a little Clod of Clay, Trodden with the cattles feet; But a Pebble of the brook, Warbled out these meters meet:
Poems to memorize.
THE RED WHEELBARROW so much depends upon
a red wheel barrow
glazed with rain water
beside the whi te chickens.
I N A STATION OF THE METRO The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet, black bough.
THE DEATH OF THE BALL TU
Memorizing Poems On the midterm and final exams, you'll be asked to reproduce (i.e. write out) a poem you've committed to memory, selected from the list below. One poem, a different one, for each exam. Spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and the like,
C.J. Gorrell September 10, 2008 ENGL 243 What is the significance of the clay and the pebble to the idea of love? If professor Weiner does not go over something on the terms and phrases sheet do we still need to know it for the exams? Are we supposed to s
C.J. Gorrell ENGL243 1. 2. 3. Can you go over the poem types? What do we need to know about sonnets for the test? What is meant by social forms?
1. Epigram. Poet is speaking to his audience about Gut. 2. The poem is about Gut, a man who is obsessed with s
C.J. Gorrell September 24, 2008 Engl 243 Can you give some examples of style? Do we have to know vocab that professor Weiner does not cover in lectures? Can you give us a few examples of test questions so we know what to expect? 1. The poet is speaking to
C.J. Gorrell ENGL 243 1. If professor Weiner does not go over something on the terms and phrases sheet do we still need to know it for the exams? 2. 3. Are we supposed to see a relation in each lectures set of poems? What does montage have to do with ball
C.J. Gorrell ENGL 243 Last Weeks Questions 1. Can you go over some of the sonnets? 2. If the author is not listed on the poem list, do we not need to know who wrote it? 3. What was with the paired rhyme in the poem on Gut? This Weeks Questions 1. Can you
C.J. Gorrell ENGL243 Questions for Bruce Smith/ Discussion Questions 1. Could you please read your poem, St. Vincent Millay? 2. Could you describe your metaphor in the poem epaulette? 3. Who destroys the piano?
1. What are the poems that will be used for
C.J. Gorrell ENGL243 ANALYSIS 11/20/08 Pike by Ted Hughes 1. In this free verse epigram poem, the poet is talking to the reader about pike fish, 2. The poem is a description of the pike in a pond near the poets home. 3. The poem is in free verse, and is o
C.J. Gorrell Engl243 December 5, 2008 An analysis of Reconciliation 1. The poem is an epigram, in which one military man is talking to t he reader. 2. The poem is about how t ime will wash away the woes of war. 3. The poem is in free verse. There is a not
WEEK TWO: TERMS, PHRASES & CONCEPTS Breath Word-roots, derivations Everyday speech & the language of poetry Meter Rhythm Prosody (the study of meter and rhythm) Scansion Natural speech rhythm Bishop Berkeley: Where is the taste of the apple located? Dynam