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Comparative Close Reading Poetry Analysis: "All that lives must die . . ." -Shakespeare

Comparative Close Reading Poetry Analysis: "All that lives must die . . ." -Shakespeare

The goal of this lesson is that students will be able to analyze and interpret the ways in which an author's style (use of poetic devices) develops tone and theme in challenging grade-appropriate poetry. Close-reading skills culminate in a compare/contrast essay analyzing how two poets express a similar theme. The student handout with all of the activities and questions, links to the poems, and a compare/contrast essay model is provided....

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