12th Grade Poetry Analysis: Homeschool Assignment

Instructor: Megan Sarkisian
This assignment requires students to create an extended analysis of a work they have read by a highly regarded poet. The analysis delves into the poet's use of language, structural features, and the poem's overall message and effects on the reader.

Assignment Instructions for Students

Write an extended piece of analysis about a poem you have read by a highly regarded poet. This could be by anyone from William Shakespeare to Maya Angelou, Carole Ann Duffy to Dylan Thomas. Your analysis should be around 1000 words long, with a clear thesis statement and a clear argument structure. You should examine the poet's use of language and structural features in detail, in terms of how they contribute to the poem's overall message and intended effects

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