800 words paper 1

800 words paper 1

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/p…

Sample is attached

Intro—

Example essay is attached

Title of poem
Poet
Date
Title meaning, irony
(ONLY brief poet bio with info—if relevant and necessary)
Brief plot/literal level
Thesis

Body paragraphs–look again at your handout!
How you are going to take poem apart!
Line numbers, NOT page numbers
Diagonal use / with spaces!

Conclusion—pull paper together reaffirm thesis and DO NOT USE THE SAME WORDS!
You may tell how the poem relates to life or disagree with poet!

3rd person
No contractions
Present tense