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Poetry Paper Instructions Choose ANY poem from Best American Poetry of 2020. Dir



Poetry Paper InstructionsChoose ANY poem from Best American Poetry of 2020.Directions:MLA styleLength: minimum 1000 words, not including Works Cited pageWorks Cited page that includes (minimally) 1) the poem and 2) sources where you got information about the poetExample of Citing a Poem MLA Style for the Works Cited:Book: Dickinson, Emily. “Ocean Winds.” Book of Poems. Ed. John Barlycorn. New York: Random House, 1999. 34-35. Print.Canvas Web Page: Dickinson, Emily. “Oceans Winds.” Canvas, uploaded by Heidi Kozlowski, 01 May 2020, sjecced.imstructure.com.Include at least 4 quotes from the poem (for poems, we use lines in parentheses, for example (7-8), not pages, and put a slash (/) between lines:Example of Citing a Poem In-Text:In Adrienne Rich’s poem, “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers,” Rich describes how “Uncle’s wedding band / Sits heavily upon Aunt Jennifer’s hand” (lines 7-8). The band evidently is a sign of the oppression.Title (unique title)Part One: Brief introduction of the poem (1 paragraph)Include general information, such as the title of the poem, the author, when the poem was written, what kind of poem it is, what it is about, no thesis requiredPart Two: Information about the poet (specifically how the poet’s life/experiencesrelate to the poem if possible) (min. 1 paragraph, not to exceed one page) Paraphrase is best for this, but DO include the source in the text, MLA stylePart Three: Analysis and Identification of Speaker , Tone, StylePart Four: Analysis of Allusion, Metaphor, Simile, Personification, Symbolism in the poem (use quotes)(if it is present in the poem–if it is not, the you don’t need to include it).You do not have to list EVERY example of metaphor, simile personification, just one example per category, if it exists.Part Five: Personal: How the poem affects you and relates to you or yourexperiences—how you can incorporate the poem into your life (minimum 1paragraph)Turnitin: Paper will be automatically submitted to Turnitin. You can see your own originality reports here AND see check your grammar on GradeMark. I do also encourage you to use the Reading and Writing Center and/or NetTutor.

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