Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Tuesday 06/21 Homework
THE YELLOW WALLPAPER by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

About The Angel in the House

The Mark on the Wall by Virginia Woolf

On Stream-of-Consciousness

Also, here.

Read the bio and poems of ee cummings here.

Wednesday 06/22 Discussion of Gilman, Woolf and Cummings.
Moving into Modernism.
Homework: Read T.S. Eliot The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock and Ezra Pound's biographical information plus The River Merchant's Wife and In a Station at the Metro and William Carlos Williams, read bio and all poems.

Thursday 06/23

Discussion of Modernism and Eliot, Pound, and Williams. As we do this week's hefty reading, begin considering selecting one for a thoughtful reading response. You might do a mock book review or compare themes in a couple of the piece. You could write a letter from one of the poets to another.
A brief glimpse at Imagism.
Read: Wallace Stevens, the bio. (remember I might quiz at any moment on any of these) and the poems: Sunday Morning, The Snowman, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird, Final Soliloquy of the Interior Paramour, The Emperor of Ice Cream and The Idea of Order at Key West.

Read Marianne Moore, bio. and all of the poems.

Elizabeth Bishop: Bio. plus The Fish, At the Fishhouses, In the Waiting Room, One Art
Tuesday 06/28 Discussion of Modernism and Moore, Stevens, Bishop, etc. Be sure you are caught up on reading and can talk across poems and poetry during our discussion.

Thursday: Discussion continues. Reading Response Homework due. Two double-spaced, typed, full-pages minimum. (12 pt. font, times new roman or garamond).

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