Analyzing Poems of Spring -- Part Two: Determining Multiple Themes of a Poem

Resource ID#: 191454 Type: Original Student Tutorial
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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 35 Minute(s)
Keywords: English, Language Arts, English Language Arts, literature, thematic statement, theme statement, determining a theme, William Wordsworth, Lines Written in Early Spring, poem, poetry, Romantic movement , spring, springtime, reflection, nature, pleasure, sadness, manmade world, topic versus theme, natural world, British literature, analyzing poetry, themes, poems, seasons, interactive, tutorials, eLearning, e-Learning, human-made world, e-learning
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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