Write a 400 – 500 word entry in response to the prompt below. Your journal entry is NOT a formal essay, but a paragraph or two (or three at the most) that demonstrates serious thought about the literature and the analytical question posed. Please proofread and revise your work before submission. This journal response is due Friday by midnight.
Choose one of the poems from this week, either by Smith, Dickinson, Kizer, or Cisneros, and explain how the poet’s diction, including any important use of figurative language, enriches the poem.
POEM LIST :
Not Waving but Drowning BY STEVIE SMITH
I dwell in Possibility – (466)
CHOOSE ONE OF THEM