Best Poems: Advanced Level

Best Poems: Advanced Level

by McGraw-Hill Education

Paperback(Levels I-L)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780890618493
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/01/1998
Edition description: Levels I-L
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 11 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Best Poems
Unit 1, What is a Poem?
Flying Fish by Carl Sandburg
Self Portrait by Samantha Abeel
The Argument of His Book by Robert Herrick
April by Marcia Masters
.05 by Ishmael Reed
old age sticks by e.e. cummings
Birches by Robert Frost
I Am Singing Now by Luci Tapahonso
Unit 2, Speakers in Poetry
The Corn by Daniel David Moses
To Julia de Burgos by Julia de Burgos, translated by Maria Arrillaga
I Heard a Fly Buzz by Emily Dickinson
Two Friends by David Ignatow
Girls Can We Educate We Dads? by James Berry
Rice and Rose Bowl Blues by Diane Mei Lin Mark
My Last Duchess by Robert Browning
Flannan Isle by Wilfrid Wilson Gibson
The Deacon's Masterpiece; or, The Wonderful "One-Hoss Shay" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Unit 3, Imagery, Concrete Language, and Mood
Abandoned Farmhouse by Ted Kooser
The Morning My Father Died, April 7, 1963 by James Masao Mitsui
In an Iridescent Time by Ruth Stone
I Wandered Lonely As a Cloud by William Wordsworth
The Proletariat Speaks by Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson
Poem to Be Read at 3 A.M. by Donald Justice
The Breathing by Denise Levertov
Unit 4, Sounds in Poetry
Cool Tombs by Carl Sandburg
Spring and Fall by Gerard Manley Hopkins
truth by Gwendolyn Brooks
The Burning by N. Scott Momaday
Idaho by Kaye Starbird
A narrow Fellow in the Grass by Emily Dickinson
The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe
Cargoes by John Masefield
The Tyger by William Blake
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day? by William Shakespeare
Unit 5, Figurative Language
The Waning Moon by Percy Bysshe Shelley
Metaphor by Eve Merriam
Song of the Sky Loom Tewa Indian prayer, translated by Herbert J. Spinden
When I Hear Your Name by Gloria Fuertes, translated by Ada Long and Philip Levine
Death, Be Not Proud by John Donne
March 1st by Kathleen Spivack
Birthday by M.T. Buckley
Tiburón by Martín Espada
Fall, leaves, fall by Emily Brontë
Unit 6, Form in Poetry
Oh Mistress Mine by William Shakespeare
Stanzas (When a Man Hath No Freedom to Fight for at Home) by George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron
Keeping Things Whole by Mark Strand
She Walks in Beauty by George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron
The Eagle by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Villanelle VI by Judith Barrington
Two Hokku Poems by Richard Wright
If Thou Must Love Me, Let It Be for Naught by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Swan and Shadow by John Hollander
Unit 7, Author's Purpose
If We Must Die by Claude McKay
Old Ironsides by Oliver Wendell Holmes
The Flying Cat by Naomi Shihab Nye
The Solitary by Sara Teasdale
Woman with Flower by Naomi Long Madgett
A Work of Artifice by Marge Piercy
Cinderella by Anne Sexton
Ulysses by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Break, Break, Break by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Caged Bird by Maya Angelou

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