Studies in Poetry: From the Sonneteers to the Metaphysicals >> Content Detail



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This section contains descriptions of the assignments given in the course, along with sample student work.

Requirements for Paper 2 (PDF)

Bibliography Project Guidelines (PDF)

Oral Presentation Guidelines (PDF)

Commonplace Book Assignment

This assignment was based on the "Commonplace Books" entry from the following citation:

Amazon logo Grendler, Paul F., ed. Encyclopedia of the Renaissance. Volume 2: Class - Furio Ceriol. New York, NY: Scribner's published in association with the Renaissance Society of America, 1999, pp. 52-54 (the entry on Commonplace Books). ISBN: 068480509X.

Sample Student Work

All work appears courtesy of the student named and is used with permission.

Bibliography Paper

Prospectus: George Herbert's Poetic Device and Form, Jenny E. Kim (PDF)

Essay 1

"Immortality to Shakespeare", Meg Rosenburg (PDF)


"TODAY (Marathon Monday, 2006)", Jenny E. Kim (PDF)

Untitled Sonnets, Anonymous (PDF)

Untitled Sonnet, Meghan Harris (PDF)

Untitled Sonnet, Meg Rosenburg (PDF)


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