Weeks 13-15: Beyond High Modernism

Weeks 13-15: Beyond High Modernism

Important: Research Paper assigned for May 18.

Monday, May 7

  • In class: lecture and discussion of William Carlos Williams’ poetry
  • Assignment: Read E. E. Cummings’ poetry

Wednesday, May 9

  • In class: lecture and discussion of E. E. Cummings’ poetry
  • Assignment: Read Marianne Moore’s poetry

Friday, May 11

  • In class: lecture and discussion of Marianne Moore’s poetry
  • Assignment: Read Robert Frost’s poetry

Monday, May 14

  • In class: lecture and discussion of Robert Frost’s poetry
  • Assignment: Read Wallace Stevens’ poetry

Wednesday, May 16

  • In class: lecture and discussion of Wallace Stevens’ poetry
  • Assignment: Read Claude McKay’s poetry

Friday, May 18

  • In class: Class does not meet. Post an 1-paragraph analysis of one of Claude McKay’s poems in our Facebook Group before midnight.
  • Assignment: Read Langston Hughes’ poetry

Monday, May 21

Turn in an electronic copy of your Research Paper in this shared folder and bring a printout to class.

  • In class: lecture and discussion of Langston Hughes’ poetry
  • Assignment: Read Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poetry

Wednesday, May 23

  • In class: lecture and discussion of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poetry
  • Assignment: Read Theodore Roethke’s poetry

Friday, May 25

  • In class:
    • lecture and discussion of Theodore Roethke’s poetry
    • final exam review