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Warm-up: (Quick write) In one minute, write what comes to mind when you think of spring… Ready?... GO!
Let’s finish grading/reviewing our Literary Analysis Practice Test. The grade you get on this one will only be determined by whether it was complete or incomplete, since it was the first one given. Homework: Finish Annotations & worksheet for “Widow’s Lament in Springtime” (remember: write in complete sentences for worksheet and answer after thinking it through; remember: one annotation for every other line of poetry)
Literary Criticism 3.11 Evaluate the aesthetic qualities of style, including the impact of diction and figurative language on tone, mood, and theme, using the terminology of literary criticism. (Aesthetic approach)
Let’s read our next poem: “The Widow’s Lament in Springtime”. First… What about that title??? After we read it twice, take five minutes to annotate for: metaphors** symbols** irony** diction speaker tone mood theme ** focus on finding these terms
Sorrow is my own yard where the new grass flames as it has flamed often before but not with the cold fire that closes round me this year. Thirtyfive years I lived with my husband. The plumtree is white today with masses of flowers. Masses of flowers load the cherry branches and color some bushes yellow and some red but the grief in my heart is stronger than they for though they were my joy formerly, today I notice them and turned away forgetting. Today my son told me that in the meadows, at the edge of the heavy woods in the distance, he saw trees of white flowers. I feel that I would like to go there and fall into those flowers and sink into the marsh near them. -William Carlos Williams
NOW, let’s annotate together! Write down the annotations that we write together. metaphors symbols irony diction speaker tone mood theme
Finish the annotations and worksheet for “The Widow’s Lament in Springtime” (due tomorrow)