1. Choose the theme you want to work with (a certain era like elizabethan or victorian, imagery, symbol, etc.,)
2. Identify the poems that you want to work with. (minimum 4 required…all need to be appropriate for your theme)
3. Give a description of your theme and background to the times when these poets were writing or the poets themselves. I don’t need biographical information, just about their work.
4. Showcase how the poets from the poems that you have picked use the theme in their work (not to exceed 2 paragraphs)
5. Paraphrase your poems very briefly. (2-3 paragraphs)
6. Analyze how your theme plays out in the poems you have chosen.
Choice of theme and background description- 35%
Writing, clarity, grammar and punctuation- 15%