Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas Lesson plans for The Things They Carried by Tim Obrian


Modern American Poetry: This website grew out of the experience of editing the Anthology of Modern American Poetry for Oxford University Press. Cary Nelson, Editor


Poetry 180. This site includes 180 poems, one for each day of the school year. Use these poems to inspire you to write ones of your own. Have students interpret the poems, consider using one of the poster/collage tools to illustrate the poem.


ARIEL: "Something else," too, "Hauls me through air": the speaker, increasingly ethereal, unpeels, like the speaker in "Fever 1O3°," shedding "Dead hands, dead stringencies" as woman-horse becomes woman-arrow-dew, destroying herself in her unremitting drive toward resurrection.