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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:
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poet 3
Poet #3
  • 10 Facts and image
poem analysis
“Poem” Analysis
  • Meaning: This poem
  • Analysis:
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poet 4
Poet #4
  • 10 Facts and Image
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“Poem” Analysis
  • Meaning: This poem
  • Analysis:
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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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  • Differences Between Poets and Poems
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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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