Topic: Importance of Names
Part 1 Primary and Secondary Blog Prompt:
Compare and contrast the two poems. What are their similarities? How do they differ? Overall, which poem do you feel is more “essential” to study in AP English Literature and why?
-Primary Blog Entry (100-150 words) due by Tuesday at 11:59pm;
-2 Secondary Blog Responses (60-80 words) due by Thursday night at 11:59pm
BE SURE TO ADD WORD COUNT AND USE YOUR NOM DE PLUME!
Part 2 Individual Written Reflection Prompt:
Produce a written reflection (200-250 words) wherein you explain the function of specific words and phrases illuminates the theme in one of the two poems. Demonstrate a strong line of reasoning and support all claims with textual evidence.
Upload to Turnitin by 11:59pm on Friday.
Poem 1 (Modern/Living Poet)
“Say My Name” by Idris Goodwin
Unable to find text or transcript, but he speaks slowly and it’s easy to follow.
Poem 2 (Older/Classic Poet)
“The Naming of Cats” by T.S. Eliot