In other words: Show how your reading of a poem is supported by or in conversation with the articles that we have read.
MLA format essay, analyze how one of Creley’s poems captures distinctly millennial perspectives or traits as identified by one of the articles from class. Essentially, you are going to show how one of Creley’s poems captures something uniquely millennial as identified by the articles that we have read in class. Is it how he approaches concepts of faith? Is it how his work blends a certain level of education into it? Is it how he deals with suicide? Is it how he details pension theft? Is it he how he includes a much more culturally diverse perspective? You will want to answer at least one of these questions and show how one of Creley’s poems directly speaks to an issue raised by these secondary readings. Remember: This is not just an analysis of his poem, summarizing it or even summarizing what it means to you. You are actively analyzing his poem to show it connects to one of the articles and the distinct qualities that a millennial possesses.
You are free to choose any poem from the collection, but I highly recommend that you choose one we will discuss in class.