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
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.
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).