JOURNAL # 19: We’ll be using the reader response format we’ve put in play all semester long. The idea would be to use ways of response (what is it?/what do you like?/what questions does it raise?/what suggestions do you have?) to comment on each poem with roughly 100 words AND to be ready to have a conversation during workshop on November 13.
Read: 186-192 in Revision in The Poet’s Companion. JOURNAL # 18 on chapter—3 big points in 200 words.
Read: 85-92 on Images in The Poet’s Companion. JOURNAL # 17: On reading and Imagery—three key points in 200 words.
Read: 95-102 on Simile and Metaphor in The Poet’s Companion. JOURNAL # 16: Identify 3 key points from the reading and respond in 200 words. Then, do the Simile exercise # 1 on p. 101-102.
“What I Don’t Know” poem, JOURNAL #15—p. 29 The Poet’s Companion, writing topic #5. (could be considered in your final poem portfolio). Volunteers #2— send by 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct 20.
Read: The Music of the Line, pp. 104-112 in The Poet’s Companion; JOURNAL # 14 on what you liked from the reading.
Read p. 19-29 in The Poet’s Companion. JOURNAL # 13: Respond in a full journal entry on a few points that you enjoyed. Be prepared to discuss.
JOURNAL (#12) Based on your feedback from peers review, and your own thinking about where your story is headed, write a revision plan for the next steps in your process. (150-200 words).