The Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: What Makes a Poet Great?

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Open the floor for a discussion about what poetry can offer to readers. Invite your class to discuss Robison Jeffers' poems "To the Stone-Cutters" and "Love the Wild Swan" as well as what poetry can provide in general. To close up your study of Robinson Jeffers' work, have pupils compose essays about a theme found in his poetry.

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  • You may wish to discuss theme before students begin writing their essays; this is a difficult concept for many to grasp, and some individuals may need additional support