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  • 1. Love love love: Part 2 October 8, 2009
  • 2. Today
    • Close Reading Skills
    • Poetry Workshop
      • “ Stop All the Clocks” (582)
      • “ Wreath for a Bridal” (583)
      • “ A Pink Wool Knitted Dress” (584)
      • “ Wayman in Love” (585)
    • Next Essay: Poetry
  • 3. Sonnet Contest
    • http://www.cbc.ca/ontheisland/
  • 4. Essay Tip
    • Your Title:
      • Make it catchy
      • Make it informative
      • Do not underline/bold/italicize/make larger—implies your paper is published
      • Essay: Love Poetry
      • Love Poems
      • Wreath for a Bridal
      • Wreath for a Denial: Rejection in Plath’s Poetry
  • 5. Close Reading Workshop
    • Small groups
    • 1 poem only
    • Conduct a close reading
    • Share results with class
  • 6. Close Reading Workshop: Steps
    • Read it aloud with your group. Read it again.
    • Go line-by-line as a group and feel comfortable with every line.
    • Create a “synopsis”—what, in a few sentences, is this poem about?
    • Theme
    • Structure (rhythm, metre, stanzas)
    • Speaker (who is the speaker?)
    • Diction/figurative language (tone, literary devices, type of language used)
  • 7. “ Stop All the Clocks”
    • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_a-eXIoyYA
  • 8. Plath and Hughes http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xZXKA4qXjn8
  • 9. “ Wayman in Love”