• Midnight Ride of Paul Revere: Fact, Fiction, and Artistic License

    Created March 8, 2011
  • Sor Juana Sonnet Unscrambler

    Created March 4, 2011

    Elizabeth Bishop, American poet, is born

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    February 8, 1911

    Robert Browning, English poet, is born

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    May 7, 1812

    Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning marry secretly

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    September 12, 1846

    Robert Browning writes his first love letter to Elizabeth Barrett

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  • What is Sor Juana wearing?

    Created March 1, 2011
  • Sor Juana, the Poet: The Sonnets

    Created March 1, 2011
    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

    Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a major literary figure and the first great Latin American poet, is a product of el Siglo de Oro Español (Spanish Golden Age). In this lesson students will analyze two of Sor Juana’s sonnets: “A su retrato” and “En perseguirme, Mundo, ¿qué interesas?” in their original language of publication.

  • Understanding the Content of Modernist Poetry

    Created February 9, 2011
  • Recognizing Similes: Fast as a Whip

    Created February 3, 2011