Monday, March 19
In class: lecture on Futurism, Cubism, Surrealism, Vorticism
Wednesday, March 21
In class: discussion of Blast and exam review.
Friday, March 23
In class: Exam #1: Early Modern Poetry.
Wednesday, March 14
Friday, March 16
In class: Discuss poetry and meaning critical vocabulary and Amy Lowell
In class: discuss A.E. Housman and E.A. Robinson’s poetry.
In class: discuss Thomas Hardy’s poetry.
The goal of this assignment is to formulate a Modernist poet’s poetics and demonstrate it through the analysis of several representative works.
In order for you to successfully write this essay I suggest the following steps:
The final paper should be about 1000 words long (4 pages) in MLA format (typed, double-spaced, with 1” margins, and a 12-point legible font). Any use of sources must be documented in impeccable MLA format—parenthetical citation (author’s last name & page number) and works cited page.
A printed copy of this essay is due in class on Monday, May 2.
Your essay will be evaluated in the following areas, with areas 1-3 carrying most of the weight of the grade:
An essay that satisfies all the requirements of the assignment with a clear sense of organization and adequate development earns a “C” in this class. An essay that achieves the goals at an above average level of proficiency, with only minor problems in one or two areas earns a “B.” The “A” is reserved for nearly flawless, elegant essays that excel in all the criteria described above. Essays that do not fulfill the minimum requirements for the assignment earn a “D.” Essays that are not turned in or contain plagiarism earn an “F.”
Attempts to cheat by appropriating someone else’s essay and passing it as your own will result in an “F” in the course.
Class meets online through this assignment.
Assignment, Part 1
Assignment, Part 2
This bonus opportunity is quite simple: