Emily Dickinson’s Love Poems: An Analysis of Emily Dickinson’s Poems about Love

I love football, chainsaws, boxing, dogs, and wrestling. I am, in short, a man's man. That doesn't mean, however, that I don't read and appreciate love poems by Emily Dickinson.Although there is no one meaning for most … [Read more...]

Poems with Figurative Language

I could have chosen just about any poem for my poems with figurative language page. I chose these because they turn up in literature anthologies and I like them.Here’s a handout you can use if you decide to teach poems … [Read more...]

Quotes from Edgar Allan Poe’s Poetry and Short Stories

These Edgar Allan Poe quotes can be used to trick your colleagues, impress your friends, or terrify your enemies. Here's a lesson plan.Edgar Allan Poe Quotes Quote: And Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]

William Wordsworth’s “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” Analysis

Whether you call Wordsworth's poem "Daffodils" or "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," you'll find this poem analysis helpful. And if you're looking to teach or write a poetry analysis, check out this lesson.The Foundation … [Read more...]

An Analysis of Quotes from Robert Frost’s Poems

An analysis of poetry by Robert Frost unveils great lines of poetry. The following Robert Frost quotes come directly from his poems. Here's a symbolism in the poems of Robert Frost lesson plan. Robert Frost … [Read more...]

English Romantic Poets Study Guide: Examples and Analysis of British Romantic Poems

Here's a brief look at British Romantic poets and a couple of poems.Six Famous British Romantic PoetsWilliam Blake - "The Tyger," "The Lamb," "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell," "The Chimney Sweeper," and … [Read more...]

Poems with Personification: William Wordsworth’s “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” Analysis

Whether you're looking for poems with personification or British Romantic poetry, you're in luck. This analysis of William Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" satisfies your need to know about poems with … [Read more...]

Emily Dickinson’s Death Poems: An Analysis of Emily Dickinson Poems about Death

One major theme in Emily Dickinson's poems is death. Here is a look at several Emily Dickinson's poems exploring death with my own analysis and commentary on specific poems. Don't forget to check out the Emily Dickinson … [Read more...]

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 ConsonanceHow much do you know about poetry? Make it … [Read more...]