Please closely read the following articles on Seamus Heaney, and complete the chart given to you as you read. During next class, you will have a quiz on Seamus Heaney. Any information contained in these articles and in the Harvard Magazine article are fair game to be on your quiz. Read closely and carefully. Consider this: What is/are Heaney's motivation(s) and reason(s) behind his writing?Learning Targets:
- I can...read various articles on Seamus Heaney, his life and poetry.
- I can...carefully select the most important aspects of Seamus Heaney's life and career.
- I can...accurately take notes on important aspects of Seamus Heaney.
- I can...discuss Seamus Heaney as if I were a Heaney scholar.
New York Times article on Heaney’s poetry
A Humble Man…On Heaney's Death