Use of Personification and Imagery in Poetry

A reading of Theodore Roethke’s dark "Root Cellar" and Sylvia Plath’s more abstract "Mirror" launches a discussion of imagery and personification in poetry.  After finding examples of personification in the poems, class members craft sentences using personification. Links to the poems are included.

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Grade
8th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategies
Choral Response
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Year
2003
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