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This guide provides search strategies and recommended resources for research in English 111 with Cynthia Walker.

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Your Assignment

You will choose any poem assigned during this class and write an essay on one of these topics:

  • Explication
  • Argue why a poem matters now
  • Imagery
  • Compare/Contrast two poems

*All essays must discuss poetic devices and use direct quotes from the poem

*All essays must use 1-2 outside sources to support your ideas. The source(s) must from the SBCC DATABASES, preferably literary criticism, not a random website or something like Spark notes, Schmoop or Wikipedia.


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