05.05 Analyzing 20th Century Poetry
05.05 ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
Create a multimedia presentation using a Web 2.0 tool.
You have learned about multiple historical, cultural and literary influences in early 20th century America. You have also read several poems which are representative of early 20th century American literature.
Now you will take this information to create a presentation showcasing both of your chosen poems. You should have at least one image for each poem along with text explaining the ways in which the literary works were influenced by the events of the 20th century.
Choose two poems and create a presentation explaining the ways in which the literary works were influenced by the events of this time period.
"Rhapsody on a Windy Night" by T.S. Eliot
"Mending Wall" by Robert Frost
"Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" by Robert Frost
"The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter" by Ezra Pound
"The Red Wheelbarrow" by William Carlos Williams
"Languages" by Carl Sandburg
"Fog" by Carl Sandburg
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