Thursday, April 28, 2016

Post #7: Interesting Title

For this post, choose a short story based on its interesting title.  Then, find one aspect of the story that you liked, and write a short paragraph explaining its appeal.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Post #6: Short Fiction

For this post, find a short story from our text from a part of the world that we will not otherwise address; in other words, don't choose a story by an author from England, the U.S., Uruguay, Japan, or Russia.

Then, explain how and why this story speaks to you.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Post #5: A Sampling of Other African Poets

As before, find a poem from "A Sampling of Other African Poets" (377-390) to which you feel a connection, and explain why this poem has touched you.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Post #4: A Sampling of Other European Poets

Find one poem from "A Sampling of Other European Poets" (294-305), and write a short response explaining how and why it speaks to you.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Post #3: Other Latin American Poets

Read "A Sampling of Other Latin American Poets" (189-201), find a poem that speaks to you, and explain why/how you find it meaningful.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Post #2: Other Poets from the English-Speaking World

Hello All,

For this post, find one poem from "A Sampling of Other English-Language Poets" (95-115) that speaks to you, and write a short explanation as to why you find this poem memorable/meaningful.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Post #1: Poems from the English-Speaking World

On Tuesday, each of you chose a literary device from the list.  Find one example of that device at work in the poems "History," "One Art," "Days," "Talking in Bed," "This Be the Verse," "The Graubelle Man," or from "The Divided Child."  Quote the line from the poem, and explain how the poet's use of the device contributes to the poem's overall theme.