Advanced Poetry builds on the foundation laid in Intermediate Poetry. This is a Great Books poetry course intended for use in high school.
As with all our poetry books, Advanced Poetry reviews... More > beginning poetry and can be used in classes with students who have no prior poetry experience. Students read in full the following great works:
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser
Paradise Lost by Milton
In addition, the students analyze and imitate selections from Shakespeare’s sonnets and Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales as well as poems from Poe, Coleridge, Taylor, and others.
We recommend the Advanced Poetry Student Companion for use with this book. It is available as a free pdf or at-cost print book.< Less
This book is a supplement to Classical Writing's Advanced Poetry book, and is also available from Lulu as a free pdf. The book contains all the models used in Advanced Poetry, as well as a one-page... More > overview of the assignments. Handy tables and checklists, plus selected answers, round out the Advanced Poetry Student Companion.< Less
The Plutarch Companion is intended to accompany Classical Writing - Plutarch, and contains a schedule for completing the book in 14 weeks. The Companion also includes the models from the book in a... More > larger, easy-to-mark format, plus tables, essay helps, and an answer key to selected exercises.< Less