Fast and furious! Write:
- How do you feel about the poem itself? Do you relish it? detest it? appreciate it? WHY?
- What emotions does the text make you have? WHY ??
Love it or hate it, what’s one particular line or stanza in the poem that evokes those feelings in you?
- Quote it.
- What are the feelings?
- Why this line or stanza in particular?
- HOW does the line or stanza trigger this psychological response in you? What is it about the way it’s written – its DICTION (WORD CHOICE), OR SYNTAX (RHYTHM, TEMPO, REPETITION)? – that gets to you?