module introduces students to the formal conventions of poetry as well as the
basic elements that work to create a poem. Poems from different countries and
different historical periods will be explored, at times from different critical
perspectives. Works by such poets as William Shakespeare, Robert Frost, Henry Barlow, Emily Dickinson, W.B. Yeats, Langston Hughes, e.e. cummings, Federico
Garcia Lorca, Adrienne Rich, Audre Lorde, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Gary Soto
will be discussed.
- Teacher: Kirui Moses Chemaket