The Simile Poem: “Simile” by N. Scott Momaday

Remember back in the day when you asked your teacher for a simile poem, and she gave you a condescending look and said there’s no such thing. Well, there is, literally, a simile poem or, more accurately, a poem called “Simile” by N. Scott Momaday. Here’s a lesson plan:¬†Examples of Figurative Language in Poetry Mastering […]

Poems with Assonance and Poems with Consonance

Before we start talking about poems with assonance and consonance, feel free to download this¬†Sound Devices in Poetry lesson plan. Understanding Assonance and Consonance How much do you know about poetry? Make it your goal to get to Master Level: Monkey Level – Level 1 involves memorizing definitions. Even a monkey can do this if […]

The Poetry of Edgar Allan Poe: “The Bells” Analysis

Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Bells” Literary Analysis Impress your friends and neighbors with your literary smarts by showing off a deep understanding of “The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe. You can find the poem at the bottom of this post. Literary Devices in “The Bells” by Edgar Allan Poe A literary analysis of “The Bells” […]