Question by TheMan: How to write a interpretation paper on a poem?
This is my paper prompt:
“Write a minimum of three (3) pages (single spaced) offering an interpretation of one of the following poems.”
and i have a list of 6 poems.
I wanna know what exactly i should draw on from a poem (theyre like a page long) to make a paper 3 pages long.
Answer by neuroscience grad student
oh man, just focus on a few poems and harp on various stanzas (i’d say just pick a couple of poems, and 3-4 parts of each poem) that you feel you can write about. it’s amazing how much you can analyze. draw on what times were like at the period the poem was written, themes in the poet’s life, etc.
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