Death in Poetry: A. E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle int

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In this EDSITEment lesson, students study poems about death, including A. E. Housman's "To an Athlete Dying Young" and Dylan Thomas' "Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night." Students learn to read and interpret a poem from both the thematic level of death and the detailed level of poetic form. Several pieces of literature appropriate for use with this lesson are suggested.

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    Grade: 9 to 12

    Topics: English-Language Arts, Literature

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