HW due 10/5: Villanelle and Wordsworth

1. Villanelle–Remember, this is a fixed form poem! It should be typed. Title is optional. You must closely follow the form requirements of the villanelle. Including:

  • 19 lines of verse (5 tercets and 1 quatrain)
  • Rhyme scheme
  • Set number of syllables/beats per line (you choose a number and stick to it)
  • Don’t forget the refrains! The fist and third line of verse repeat throughout and follow a specific pattern.

Use proper heading:

Sean Leon (your name of course)
Poetry Seminar
10/5/15
#1: Villanelle

2. (Also Due 10/5!) Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey by William Wordsworth. As for annotating focus, ignore form and pay all of your attention to discerning meaning/theme.

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