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Assignment 1

Read the assignment and write down the answers in English. You may use English-language Internet sources to help you.

a           Poetry is a form of literature. Name 3 or more other forms of literature or writing in general.

b           Name 3 or more English-language poets.

 

Pure Poetry

Poetry is hot.

Read about it here. Read up to Poets and their work have viral potential in social media age.

 

Assignment 2

Read the text. For each definition, find the word or expression it describes in the text and write it down.

  • the writings of a poet; poems…………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • had a special meaning or importance in a personal way………………………………………………………
  • full of confusion and unrest, sometimes involving violence…………………………………………………..
  • a time when people will have to take responsibility for actions in the past……………………………..
  • a sudden, large increase…………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • rebirth; revival………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
  • continuing to happen……………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • the act of destroying something……………………………………………………………………………………….
  • building something again that has been destroyed……………………………………………………………..
  • to appear after a difficult period………………………………………………………………………………………
  • a period of quiet…………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
  • to the inside of your mind………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • after the pandemic………………………………………………………………………………………………………..
  • disagreements or fighting between groups of people…………………………………………………………..
  • serious and careful thought…………………………………………………………………………………………….

 

Assignment 3

a        Choose the best summary.

1    After a difficult year of pandemic and protest, interest in poetry is growing.
2    In the United States, the Library of Congress selects a poet laureate each year.
3    Since the Renaissance, poetry has always been an important art form.
4    Visits to the poetry website Poets.org have gone up 25 percent in the past year.

 

b        “Poetry is having a moment.” What does this mean?

1    It doesn’t take long to read a poem.
2    Poetry is very popular right now.
3    Reading poems means you have some spare time.
4    Take a moment to read a poem.

 

c        How can poetry help people with their lives?

1    Poems can help people understand children better.
2    Poetry gives people courage to do the right thing in times of protest and a pandemic.
3    Poetry may give people a way to understand themselves and the world around them.
4    Poets can sell more books and earn some money when poetry is popular.

 

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