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Teaching Dover Beach

Dover Beach

"Dover Beach" is a short lyric poem by the English poet Matthew Arnold. Arnold begins with a naturalistic and detailed nightscape of the beach at Dover in which auditory imagery plays a significant role. The beach, however, is bare, with only a hint of humanity in a light that "gleams and is gone".

Matthew Arnold
Public Domain

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What is the theme?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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