Monday, April 11
Activity: Annotating The Waste Land with #WasteLandMemes
- Visit this page: The Waste Land.
- Create Hypothes.is account and login (on that page).
- Get the image URL:
- Login to your Twitter account.
- Open the Tweet in which you shared your meme.
- Right click (ctrl-click on a Mac) on the image of your meme and select “copy image location”
- Annotate The Waste Land with your meme:
- Highlight the text you’re referencing in The Waste Land and select “annotate.”
- In the annotation, select “insert picture” and paste the URL of your shared image in the highlighted text.
- Write a brief explanation of what you were attempting to say with your meme.
- Add the #WasteLandMemes hashtag to your annotation.
- Publish your annotation.
Wednesday, April 13
- Read about William Butler Yeats
- Visit Poetry Foundation listing of Yeats’ poems and read: “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” “When you are old,” “The Second Coming,” and “Sailing to Byzantium.”
Friday, April 15
Class meets online through this assignment.
Assignment, Part 1
- Choose one poem not discussed in class from the Poetry Foundation listing of Yeats’ poems,
- Research its connection to Yeats’ poetics, themes, symbolism, and
- Write a 250 word analysis of the poem
- Post it in our Slack group before 4:30 pm on Friday.
Assignment, Part 2
- Read 2 of your classmate’s postings, read the poem they’re analyzing, and reply to them (@mention the author in your response) briefly (50 words) but substantively.
- This response must be posted on Slack before 4:30 pm on Monday.