ENG 102 | Defining Poetry | Poetry Questions | Revising Poetry | Draw a Poem | Create a Poem | Villanelle | Handouts
Prepare for recitation and interpretation in class.
Select a poem from the list and study it to understand the poem's speaker and its theme.
Look up any confusing words and see me about anything you don't understand; use the QCC Library database, Literature Resources from Gale, for guidance.
Memorize the poem (30+ lines) and practice several times. Your grade will be lower if you cannot recite the whole poem.
Prepare a brief written analysis (400-500 words).
Be prepared to respond to the poetry questions after your recitation.
Selections from course text and Favorite Poem Project and Poets.org
|Title||Student-9 am||Due||Student-10 am||Due|
|480||Sonnet 20 or Sonnet 29 by Shakespeare||William O'Malley|
|511||The Little Black Boy by William Blake|
|530||When We Two Parted by George Gordon, Lord Byron||Michelle Salih||Shannen Arboleda|
|558||My Last Duchess by Robert Browning||Patrick Funes Reyes|
|560||Porphyria's Lover by Robert Browning|
|566||Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold||
|569||Because I Could Not Stop for Death by Emily Dickinson||Shaina Richardson|
|Eros Turannos by Edwin Arlington Robinson||Kathy Vigeant||Carlos Sierra|
|Richard Cory by Robinson (589)/St. Judas by James Wright (687)||Angellica Reyes|
|586||The Second Coming by William B. Yeats||Nick Siegelman|
|Mending Wall by Robert Frost|
|607||The Last Words of My English Grandmother by William Carlos Williams||Manuela Ospina|
|620||Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot|
|628||Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen||David Westgate|
|644||The Fish by Elizabeth Bishop|
|The Steeple Jack by Marianne Moore|
|641||The Unknown Citizen by D. H. Auden||Anne Laughlin||Danielle Thebeau|
|The Waking by Theodore Roethke||Victoria Krula|
|651||Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas||James Connolly|
|661||The Writer by Richard Wilbur||John Mundy|
|690||Cinderella by Anne Sexton|
|700||Rape by Adrienne Rich||Peyton Curley||Stephanie Vickers|
|705||Ethics by Linda Pastan|
|710||The Tunnel by Mark Strand||Scott Raymond||Rohit Didwania|
|713||The Black Walnut Tree by Mary Oliver|
|758||Facing It by Yusef Komunyakaa||Alex Matias||Tayla Niemiec|
|Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy||Jocelyne Telemaque|
|To Be of Use by Marge Piercy|
|To a Terrorist by Stephen Dunn|