Poetry Essay

Poetry Essay Assignment

Choose any poem you like for this assignment. Explore the ways in which symbolism, setting, characterization, rhythm, and rhyme help to embody the theme of the poem. Use at least 2 quotes to illustrate your points. Hand in your outline, essay, and works cited page (in ONE FILE, please).

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/resources/learnin… “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/how-read-poem-… “How to Read a Poem: Beginner’s Manual” by Pamela Spring Wagner

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/p… “The Man He Killed” by Thomas Hardy

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/p… “The World is too Much With us” by William Wordsworth

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/p… “Richard Cory” by Edwin Arlington Robinson

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/morning-song “Morning Song” by Sylvia Plath

https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/red-wheelbarro… “The Red Wheelbarrow” by William Carlos Williams

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/p… “Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes


https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/p… “Sadie and Maude” by Gwendolyn Brooks