Analyzing Poems of Spring -- Part Three: Comparing Themes Across Two Poems

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Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Students
Instructional Time: 45 Minute(s)
Keywords: English, Language Arts, English Language Arts, literature, theme, thematic statement, theme statement, determining a theme, William Wordsworth, Lines Written in Early Spring, poem, poetry, Romantic movement , spring, springtime, topic versus theme, natural world, British literature, analyzing poetry, I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud, beauty, joy, nature, solitude, daffodils, loneliness, tutorials, interactive, elearning, e-learning, poems, comparing themes across poems, themes
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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