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  1. “Loveliest of Trees” and “George Gray” Poems by A.E. Housman and Edgar Lee Masters

  2. Quickwrite: • Shut your eyes for a minute and think of your favorite place. It could be a place in nature, a city, or someplace indoors. • Write down all that you see, smell, taste, feel, and hear.

  3. Connotations Connotations are all of the associations and emotions attached to a word.

  4. Loveliest of Trees Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide.

  5. Quickwrite: • Someone asks you for your advice: “What are the most important things in life?” • Quickwrite your answer.

  6. Speaker The speaker is the voice that talks to us directly in a poem. The speaker isn’t always the poet.

  7. “George Gray” by Edgar Lee Masters Tombstone Sailboat in the harbor