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Bats by Randall Jarrell Poetry Analysis. "Bats" is full of imagery. Many people fear bats. Students can do a close read to discover how the author uses imagery and personification to engage the reader and make bats seem likeable. Includes a page about the author, how to do close reading handout, a copy of the poem, how to read free verse handout, a poetry analysis with ten thought provoking questions with answer key, a descriptive writing assignment, analyzing bat echo-location in real life vs. in the poem, and a bat poem free verse writing sheet. Teacher directions included.
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