• 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
  • Emily Dickinson and Poetic Imagination

    Created February 3, 2011

    Robert Frost’s “Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” published

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    Theodore Geisel, otherwise known as Dr. Seuss, is born

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  • Comparing Death Poems

    Created February 1, 2011
  • Launchpad: Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago”: Bringing a Great City Alive

    Created January 31, 2011

    Launchpad: Reading Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago”

    Carl Sandburg’s 1916 “Chicago” is one of the best known works of 20th century American literature. Using Internet resources, you will learn about the city that Sandburg documented in his poetry.