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Connect Classic Poetry to Hip-Hop
The Classics: Tennyson, Keats, Frost, Dickinson, and more
The Contemporaries: Mos Def, Tupac, Public Enemy, Run DMC, and more
Make the study of poetry accessible, relevant, comprehensible, and enjoyable to students in today's multicultural classrooms. Students analyze the poetry of hip-hop and compare its motifs, themes, and general poetic devices (alliteration, rhyme scheme, figurative language...) to the "classic" poems.
Includes samples, interpretation guides, writing exercises or worksheets, additional activities, exercises, a glossary of terms, and more.
Author: Alan Sitomer.
©2004. Softbound, 160 pages, reproducible. High school.