Bringing Persian Poetry to Western Readers
Poetry & Popular Culture
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▶ Figurative Language Examples in Songs: Part 1 - YouTube
Students try to figure out the type of figurative language being used
"Take care of all your memories. For you cannot relive them." Bob Dylan, American singer-songwriter. Dylan is considered an key influential icon in popular music and culture.
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Persian poet Ferdowsi (940 – 1020 CE), the author of the Šāhnāmeh, the national epic of Iran and the Persian-speaking world.
Langston Hughes was born 02-01-1902 in joplin missouri he published his first poem in 1921 he attended columbia univirsty but left after 1 year to travel
Thomas Hardy, 1840-1928. (Br.) novelist, poet. The Return of the Native, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Jude the Obscure.
Sir Walter Scott who talks of a "gudeman of Ballengiech" which may have lead to the Geud Man of Ballangigh dance popular during the regency era.
Harlem: A Poem by Walter Dean Myers Harlem is a poem about African American history and culture in the U.S. It provides readers with information about major events and contributions of African Americans, with emphasis on the Harlem Renaissance.
African American History Text Set: 5th-7th Gr - Dr. Sanders