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Poetry in Movies

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This unit examines the poetry used in four movies to extend theme and develop character. The movies and poems are as follows:

Apocalypse Now – “The Hollow Men” by T.S. Eliot
Million Dollar Baby – “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” by W. B. Yeats
In Her Shoes – “One Art” by Elizabeth Bishop, “Let Evening Come” by Jane Kenyon, and “i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)” by e. e. cummings
In the Bedroom – “Auguries of Innocence” by William Blake and “My Lost Youth” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The unit contains the following items:

• Brief biographies of the poets
• Summaries of the movies
• Overviews of the poems
• Links to poems
• Guided reading questions for each poem
• Vocabulary and quiz
• Group work assignments
• End of lesson activities and essay topic

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