eBook Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 40
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  • ISBN-10: 1414473915
  • ISBN-13: 9781414473918
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released March 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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About

Overview

Each volume of Poetry for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14-16 works from various cultures and time periods. Each poem covered in this new resource was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians -- experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference's content.

Here are some of the poems you will find in this volume - "Civilian and Soldier" by Wole Soyinka; "in Just--" by e.e. cummings; "The Journey" by Mary Oliver; "We Wear the Mask" by Paul Laurence Dunbar; "Moon at the Fortified Pass" by Li Po; and "Spring and Fall: To a Young Girl" by Gerard Manley Hopkins.

You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format.

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Series

Poetry for Students Series

This series is designed specifically to meet the curricular needs of high school and undergraduate college students studying poetry. A quick but information-rich reference source, each volume of POETRY FOR STUDENTS provides analysis of approximately 15-16 poems that teachers and librarians have identified as the most frequently studied in literature courses. You may also be interested in For Students Online - the complete For Students Collection in eBook format. While Gale strives to replicate print content, some content may not be available due to rights restrictions. Call your Sales Rep for details.

Features and Benefits

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, w/ criticism at H.S. students’ interest and reading levels.
  • Reader friendly: For patrons interested in more info on the classics or bestsellers they’re reading.
  • Curriculum Connection: Supports standards on study of literature by genre or in historical context and provides readalikes for common core activities.
  • Assignment based: For Students designed to match real English projects and the format facilitates compare and contrast, inquiry based activities. Title lists correlate well with textbooks, anthologies.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414467079 | ISBN-13: 9781414467078

Reviews

"The elaborate system used in Poetry for Students can work not just for the pupil but for the general readers as well. There is much to learn and enjoy in Poetry for Students." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— ARBA

"More accessible [than Masterplots]. Extremely useful for assignments, but also may very well spark a love of poetry." -- School Library Journal (May 1998)

— School Library Journal

Table of Contents

Stone Ruth Another Feeling.
Soyinka Wole Civilian and Soldier.
Sapia Yvonne Defining the Grateful Gesture.
Piercy Marge For the Young Who Want To.
Pastan Linda I Am Learning to Abandon the World.
cummings e.e. in Just--.
Oliver Mary Journey, The.
Mora Pat Legal Alien.
Blake William London.
Housman A.E. Loveliest of Trees, The.
Po Li Moon at the Fortified Pass, The.
Brooks Gwendolyn Mother, The.
Roethke Theodore Night Journey.
Hopkins Gerard Manley Spring and Fall: To a Young Child.
Dunbar Paul Laurence We Wear the Mask.
Baca Jimmy Santiago Who Understands Me But Me,