Respond to the following prompt in a well-developed paragraph.
In what way and to what effect do the poems “This is Not a Small Voice” and “A Litany for Survival” convey theme through literary elements? Consider each author’s choices to develop the reader’s understanding of theme, and which elements they used (imagery, figurative language, structure, etc.). Use evidence from both poems to support your response.
Rubric: Your analysis must include:
– Clear answer to the prompt which identifies at least two poems and their theme (5 points)
– Indetification of literary elements used in both poems (5 points)
– Explanation of how literary elements connect to theme (5 points)
– Clear and relevant evidence from both poems (5 points)