Poetry essay number # 4:
For your essay, you may select one of the following options:
1. Evaluate the work of a major poet, analyzing three (3) of the authors poems and incorporating into your examination at least four (4) different critics views of the work. Include at least one opposing critical view and explain which view you find more valid. (Quotations from the critical essays are to be used judiciously and to support your analysis of the poems. Research may only come from the college’s library, including databases. Cumberland County College. Any Internet source will result in a failing grade for the assignment.)
2. Review your reading and notes regarding chapter 26 and the literary theory/strategies for analyzing poetry. Seventh edition Poetry by Michael Meyer Utilizing three (3) of these strategies, select two (2) poems for a particular poet and show how each of these strategies could be employed in analyzing the two poems. In the process, explain which strategy is the most valid in examining the poet’s work and why. (This option does not use any research).
Last essay is about Robert Frost his poems are stopping by the woods on a snowy evening, the Road not taken, and fire and ice.
Making Choices in Life
Robert Frost is clearly one of the best poets ever. Three of his most famous poems, “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening,” “The Road not Taken,” and “Fire and Ice”
Ogilvie, John T. “From Woods to Stars: A Pattern of Imagery in Robert Frost’s Poetry.” Contemporary Literary Criticism, edited by Jean C. Stine and Bridget Broderick, vol. 26, Gale, 1983. Literature Resource Center, go.galegroup.com/ps/i.do?p=LitRC&sw=w&u=cumberland_vale&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE%7CH1100000334&asid=3084e1e8bdf8bb690369da196d8af0f6. Accessed 2 Aug. 2017. Originally published in South Atlantic Quarterly, vol. 58, no. 1, Winter 1959, pp. 64-76.
The last sentence of introduction is a precise, clear thesis statement.
Body paragraph are focused, organized, and begin with topic sentences, employing transition as needed.
All quotations are trimmed down to only the relevant, necessary words and meet the formatting requirements for all quotations.
You clearly, logically explain how the chosen detail support your assertion in the thesis, while offering sufficient evidence from the poem to do so.
Your essay is between 800 and 1200 words and satisfies minimum sentence requirements. (The Works cited page is not part of the word count.) Write the word count:
Your essay includes a works cited page with the entry formatted as instructed.
Your essay meets the format requirements of all essays in this class, including, but not limited to, products, margins, spacing, title, and heading.
Your essay demonstrates the careful thought and attention you’ve given the assignment and is the result of following the steps of the writing process: pre-writing, drafting, revising, and editing/proofreading.
Your essay is an entirely original composition, based on your own thoughts, ideas, and analysis.
You have carefully reviewed previous work to see what areas need to be addressed.
You have confirmed to submitted of your essay to Turnitin.