Notes - Literature - 150


1) Watch both Rap Music As Poetry from  the youtube channel mrbruff, and How to Read Poetry from Warner Jordan Education.

As you watch, take notes (if necessary) about how to analyze poetry. 

2) Choose a song and print out its lyrics.

3) Referencing the notes you took previously, analyze your chosen lyrics as poetry.

4) In the comments below, publish a 2-5 paragraph micro essay analyzing your poem. If you're struggling, try separating your paragraphs into these categories: A) About the musician and/or songwriter/ context of song, B) Analysis of language and C) Structure and form of the song.