Longfellow and the American Sonnet

Students analyze and critique why Longfellow's sonnets are a variation of the Petrarchan sonnet. They assess the rhyme scheme in his sonnet "The Cross of Snow." In addition, they explain how Longfellow used an image/setting to describe an emotion/feeling in his writings.

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9th - 12th
English Language Arts
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Lesson Plans
45 mins
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Skills Practice