word wednesdays

Dulce Et Decorum Est
Wilfred Owen
War
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Tone: sad, belligerent
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The World Is Too Much With Us
BY WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
technology
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To an Athlete Dying Young
BY A. E. HOUSMAN
Theme: death, time, pride, home
Tone: upset
Speaker/Audience: athlete and speaker were close freidns
Key literary devices: symbolism, imagery
A narrow fellow in the grass (1096)
BY EMILY DICKINSON
snake
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The Lamb
BY WILLIAM BLAKE
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Tone: pleasant, happy
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A Barred Owl” Richard Wilbur
owls eat
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Tone: Scary, intimidating
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The Tyger By: William Blake
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The Raven
BY EDGAR ALLAN POE
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Tone: Scary, intimidating
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‘Out, Out—’
BY ROBERT FROST
boy’s cut hand
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The History Teacher
Billy Collins
lies to students
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Tone: calm, pleasant
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Incident
Countee Cullen
called n word
Theme: you have to keep moving
Tone: nonchalant
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The Birthday Party
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crying lady
Theme: things don’t always turn out like you want them
Tone: nonchalant
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Key literary devices: situational irony