The purpose of this course is to enjoy the depth and breadth of literature through reading and discussing a variety of poems written by major British and American poets.
We will read, analyze, and sometimes learn by heart different types of poems.
Reading materials will be distributed in class.
Students are expected to participate actively in class.
Class participation, short papers, and semester examination
１．Introduction ２．Narrative poems: "Lord Randal" "Frankie and Johnny," etc. ３．Narrative poems(2): "Out, out--" by R. Frost, "Farewell to Barn and Stack and Tree" by A. E. Housman ４．Descriptive poems: "To Daffodils" by R. Herrick, "Daffodils" by W. Wordsworth ５．Descriptive poems(2): "In a Station of the Metro" by E. Pound, "Preludes" by T. S. Eliot ６．Descriptive poems(3): "The Lamb" and "The Tyger" by W. Blake, etc. ７．Descriptive poems(4): "The Poplar Field" by W. Cowper, "Binsey Poplars" by G. M. Hopkins ８．Descriptive poems(5): "The Unknown Citizen" by W. H. Auden, etc. ９．Review 10．Poems about love: "How do I love Thee?" by E. B. Browning, etc. 11．Poems about death: "Not Waving but Drowning" by Stevie Smith, etc. 12．Meditative poems: "Ode on an Grecian Urn" by J. Keats 13．Poems with metaphors and similes: "The Pulley" by G. Herbert, etc. 14．Poems on poetry: "Personal Helicon" by Seamus Heaney, etc. 15．Examination
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