learning goal: what is diction, and how might it be related to the speaker of a poem?


Poetry Folders Table of Contents: Wayman, Cavafy; speaker, diction, concrete imagery

read aloud: “What Good Poems are For”

on poster paper, in groups: top tanka, or outstanding stanza

explain next original poem assignment: A Poem in Two Voices (due Poetry Day #8, Thu/Mon Nov 17/28)

examples of diction from three poems: “Dulce et Decorum Est,” “An Irish Airman Foresees his Death,” andWe Real Cool

next CORE reflective writing due Poetry Day #7 (M/T Nov 7/8)