Please read the following poems, all of which can be found by looking up the titles on http://www.poetry.org:
“The Lake Isle at Innisfree” by W.B. Yeats, “Those Winter Sundays” by Robert Hayden,“’Out—Out!’”, by Robert Frost, “My Last Duchess,” by Robert Browning.
2. Select one of the poems to summarize and post it to this forum. Your summaries will vary in length, according to the length of the poem. I am interested in your understanding of the events in the poem, of what happens in the poem.
3. Compose a short paragraph that explores the theme of the poem. What is going on beneath the surface of the events of the poem? What is the tone of the poet’s voice? What sort of emotions are conveyed, and how are they conveyed?