Identify and compare each poem’s speaker, addressee, tone, and theme in the introduction.
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Final Essay

2 pp., APA style

Choose one of the poems listed below. You can find these poems in your textbook. Identify the poem’s speaker, addressee, tone, and theme in your introduction. Then explicate the poem and discuss at least five poetry terms from the syllabus including imagery, rhyme, symbol, and alliteration in your analysis. Be sure to identify at least one metaphor (tenor and vehicle). See pp. 1220 in your textbook.

William Shakespeare, Sonnet 18 (“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?”)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 73 (“That time of year thou mayst in me behold”)
William Shakespeare, Sonnet 116 (“Let me not to the marriage of true minds”)
Dylan Thomas, Do not go gentle into that good night
Elizabeth Bishop, “One Art”
Phillis Wheatley, “On Being Brought from Africa to America”
William Blake, “The Lamb”
William Blake, “The Tyger”
Langston Hughes, “Theme for English B”
Sherman Alexie, “Postcards to Columbus”
Robert Frost, “After Apple-Picking”
Robert Frost, “Acquainted with the Night”
Anne Sexton, “Cinderella”
Cornelius Eady, “I’m a Fool to Love You”

Poetry Essay Rubric

Identify and compare each poem’s speaker, addressee, tone, and theme in the introduction.

20

Explicate the poem

20

Use at least five poetry terms in your analysis

20

Be sure to identify at least one metaphor (tenor and vehicle)

10

Spelling & grammar

10

Topic sentences & paragraph organization

10

Citations & Formatting