The Classics: Tennyson, Keats, Frost, Dickinson, and moreThe Contemporaries: Mos Def, Tupac, Public Enemy, Run DMC, and moreMake the study of poetry accessible, relevant, comprehensible, and enjoyable to students in today’s multicultural classrooms. Students analyze the poetry of hip-hop and compare its motifs, themes, and general poetic devices (alliteration, rhyme scheme, figurative language…) to the “classic” poems. Includes samples, interpretation guides, writing exercises or worksheets, additional activities, exercises, a glossary of terms, and more.Author: Alan Sitomer. Copyright 2004. Softbound, 160 pages, reproducible. High school.