Global Poetry - A look at poets and poetry from around the World!

Global Poetry - A look at poets and poetry from around the World!

80.00

This 4 session online class will break each session into a different geographic region of the world to introduce a specific, world famous poet to students. We will begin each session with a brief look into the poet'sbiography and geography before looking at and tying in their works to it. We will be discussing poems using the lens of literary terms, poetic devices, figurative language and meanings. Join us on a global trek of poets and poetry from around the world as we traverse the literary lands of geniuses through our minds!
Students should be proficient readers to take this class. No homework or out of class work required. All classes will be run using the Socratic Seminar format- which means live discussions will be held. 
Class 1: "Ozymandias" -- Percy Bysshe Shelley (England)
Class 2: "The Coromandel Fishers" -- Sarojini Naidu (India)
Class 3: Haiku selections -- Matsuo Basho (Japan)
Class 4: Excerpts from "The Rubaiyat" -- Omar Khayyam (Persia)

Dates: Wed Jun 7 - Jun 28 at 10am Pacific Time

 

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