Thursday, August 23, 2012

August 23, British LIt

Journal #1:

Describe your first day of high school.

Questions for "The Wanderer" are due today. 
The following 5 questions are classwork for today, due at the end of the period. 

Homework: Read "The Wife's Lament"
We will discuss and review the questions in class on Friday. 

1. List three emotions expressed in “The Wanderer.” Note the line numbers.

2. Find examples of alliteration and assonance. Note the line numbers.

3. What is the theme of the poem?

4. Why is it a lyric poem?

5. Find an example of a dream/memory and the contrasting reality faced by the wanderer. Note the line numbers.

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