- Discuss American Romanticism 1800-1855
- Discuss Poetry_Rhyme and Poetry Meter and rhythm
- Read William Cullen Bryant -Thanatopsis
HOMEWORK: Do your homework by hand. Do not type your homework.
- Vocabulary: Collect TEN words from your reading each week of this unit. Do one of the exercises in the Binder_Vocabulary section. Do not do exercise 1.
- Write at least one paragraph discussing William Cullen Bryant -Thanatopsis— what literary devices did the author use? What is the meter and the rhyme scheme and what effect to they have? What personal meaning does this poem have for you?
- Online Resource: About Thanatopsis