A close reading of the poem Age of Plastic by Craig Santos Perez.
Your basic question is this: What is this poem all about?
How can I help my classmates and instructor understand and appreciate it?”
The purpose is to reveal the poem to your viewers and relate your analysis to the themes you have encountered in our course.
Although you may need to do some outside research on the poet’s biography and possibly any unfamiliar references in the poem, the main support for your analysis will come from examples and details from the poem itself.
Refer to the attached documents on what is required to analyze the poem and the poetry vocabulary. The Poetry analysis doc contains what is required and also the grading rubric.