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English III Group Poetry Project: Contemporary Female Poets. Joe Beck, Sally Smith, Jeff Sald , Christy Kline. George Simpson . Born October 5 th , 1920 in Sweden Dropped out of high school Studied Forestry Inspired by Shakespeare Collector of spices Wrote 10,000 poems

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English iii group poetry project contemporary female poets

English III Group Poetry Project: Contemporary Female Poets

Joe Beck, Sally Smith, Jeff Sald, Christy Kline


George simpson
George Simpson

  • Born October 5th, 1920 in Sweden

  • Dropped out of high school

  • Studied Forestry

  • Inspired by Shakespeare

  • Collector of spices

  • Wrote 10,000 poems

  • Always used cats in poems (picture here)

  • Disappeared at sea

  • Inventor of “wrapped” poem technique

  • Married seven women; divorced each of them


Silver snow by george simpson
“Silver Snow” by George Simpson

Silver Snow

Snow fall all around

A white blanket on the ground

The air is cold; the wind is ice

A warm fire would be so nice


Silver snow analysis
“Silver Snow” Analysis

  • Meaning: This poem describes a winter scene. The speaker wishes for a warm fire.

  • Analysis:

    • This poem uses imagery with words such as snow, ground, warmth

    • This poem uses a metaphor when it says the snow is “a white blanket on the ground”

    • This poem uses rhyme: ground/around, ice/nice


Poet 2
Poet # 2

  • 10 Facts and Image



Poem analysis 2
“Poem” Analysis #2

  • Meaning: This poem

  • Analysis:

    • This poem uses

    • This poem uses

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Poet 3
Poet #3

  • 10 Facts and image



Poem analysis
“Poem” Analysis

  • Meaning: This poem

  • Analysis:

    • This poem uses

    • This poem uses

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Poet 4
Poet #4

  • 10 Facts and Image



Poem analysis1
“Poem” Analysis

  • Meaning: This poem

  • Analysis:

    • This poem uses

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Compare and contrast one slide for entire presentation
Compare and Contrast (one slide for entire presentation)

  • Similarities Between Poets and Poem

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    • Ablh

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  • Differences Between Poets and Poems

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    • albh


Best poet
Best Poet

  • Our group voted …. as the best poet because ……..


Work cited arrange alphabetically
Work Cited (arrange alphabetically)

  • Bowler, Ellen, et al., eds. Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 1996. Print.

  • Marshall, Kristine E., Laura Mongello, and Katie Vignery, eds. Holt Elements of Literature Fifth Course. Orlando: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 2006. Print.

  • Use http://www.oslis.org/resources/cm/mlacitationse to create any additional citations other than the textbook


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