• 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.

  • Launchpad: Chaucer's Wife of Bath

    Created January 16, 2011
  • Lu Shih: Student Interactive Chart for the Three Teachings

    Created January 14, 2011
  • Lu Shih—The Couplets of T’ang

    Created January 14, 2011
    Lu Shih—The Couplets of T’ang

    The T'ang Dynasty(c. 600-900 CE), the period when the lu shih came to the fore as a poetic form is considered by some to be the peak of classical of Chinese culture.