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2250 Poetry criteria 2.0

Give a general reaction to what you’ve read. How might the language of the poem be condensed? Which line or stanza break is most significant? Why? How do rhyme or rhythm add to the poem? Which phrases seem stilted or … Continue reading

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2010 Final exam Fall 2018

This final exam is worth fifteen points. As we’ve discussed during the semester, the exam consists of you sending your final proposal in a business letter format to your audience. To demonstrate that you have sent it, either CC or … Continue reading

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3420 Final exam Fall 2018

This take-home final exam is worth fifteen points. The late paper policy as described by the syllabus applies to the final exam. Turn the exam in by emailing it to me before it is due. It is due by the … Continue reading

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2250 Final exam Fall 2018

This take-home final exam is worth fifteen points. The late paper policy as described by the syllabus applies to the final exam. Turn the exam in by emailing it to me before it is due. It is due by the … Continue reading

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Toward the annotated bibliography

Answer these questions: How clearly does my problem/solution connect all five of my sources? Why do I think at least three of these sources are scholarly? (Pages 459-460 provide help for determining if a source is scholarly.) How closely do … Continue reading

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3420 Sentences

In a small group, identify three sentences from the story that exemplify more than one technique. Quote the sentence. Answer the question “What two techniques does this single sentence use?” for each of the three sentences. Your answer should take … Continue reading

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Only enjambment

Review pages 54 and 55 of Oliver’s A Poetry Handbook. Then, break the paragraph below into lines. Every line should be enjambed, with the exception of the last. Mend the coat before you go out. Once we stood beside the … Continue reading

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