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Summing up Week One

Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese sums up Week One of our course, 'How to Read a Poem'.

We hope you've enjoyed the ground covered so far.
Hi all! I hope you’ve enjoyed learning about poetic traditions this week. Test your knowledge on the end of week quiz
and join us in the discussion below: what have you enjoyed most this week? What did you learn that you previously didn’t know? Our resident poet-critic, Dr JT Welsch has provided a list of further resources you can check out if you want to explore the ideas we covered this week further. Next week, we move into thinking about poetic form. We look forward to seeing you next week.

In this video, Dr Alexandra Kingston-Reese sums up Week One of our course, ‘How to Read a Poem’.

We hope you have enjoyed the ground covered so far… and there are still a few final steps for this week to enjoy.

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