eBook Poetry for Students

  • Series Name: Poetry for Students Series
  • Volume 32
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  • ISBN-10: 1414449534
  • ISBN-13: 9781414449531
  • DDC: 809.1
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 369 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2009, 2009
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released April 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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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: "After Apple-Picking" by Robert Frost, "Grudnow" by Linda Pastan, "Hanging Fire" by Audre Lord, "In Response to Executive Order 9066" by Dwight Okita, and "On the Grasshopper and the Cricket" By John Keats.

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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

  • Here are some of the poems you will find in this volume: "After Apple-Picking" by Robert Frost, "Grudnow" by Linda Pastan, "Hanging Fire" by Audre Lord, "In Response to Executive Order 9066" by Dwight Okita, and "On the Grasshopper and the Cricket" By John Keats.
  • 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 read-a-likes 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.

What's New

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, w/ criticism at H.S. students' interest and reading levels.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414441800 | ISBN-13: 9781414441801

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

Frost Robert After Apple-Picking.
Bontemps Arna Black Man Talks of Reaping, A.
Akhmatova Anna Everything Is Plundered.
Brooks Gwendolyn Explorer, The.
Pastan Linda Grudnow.
Lord Audre Hanging Fire.
Hughes Ted Horses, The.
Okita Dwight In Response to Executive Order 9066.
Fu Tu Jade Flower Palace.
Keats John On the Grasshopper and the Cricket.
Harjo Joy Remember.
Spenser Edmund Sonnet 75.
Dickinson Emily Success is counted sweetest.
Shelley Percey Bysshe To a Skylark.
Piercy Marge To be of use.
Lovelace Richard To Lucasta, Going to the Wars.