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Found Poetry: Retelling History through Poetry

W.B Yeats once famously quipped, "Out of the quarrel with others we make rhetoric; out of the quarrel with ourselves we make poetry." This exemplary Teacher's Guide from the Library of Congress (LOC) offers a seven-page outline for how to use over a dozen freely available LOC primary sources in the teaching of "found poetry." From the letters of Helen Keller to the poetry of Walt Whitman to the...