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Objectives for College Bound 12 and CCSS12 Englis

Objectives for College Bound 12 and CCSS12 English: Do the backgrounds of the poets we are studying in this unit (Spenser, Sidney, Milton to the Metaphysical John Donne and others) affect their use of the speaker in the poems and the occasion and subject matter of the poetry? If so, how does the poet address his universal assertion about mankind and the universe, God, and relationships? Why does this influence the importance of this poetry? Analyze and Evaluate these poems and this aspect of effective writing--the speaker's view of the universe.