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Where can I find information on Walter de la Mare's poem "The Listeners"? I need to teach it to a 9th grade class.

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There are a variety of places where you can find information on "The Listeners."  In order to have a strong grasp of the techniques used in the poem and the ideas de la Mare is trying to advocate through his poetry, I think you need to have some background on the the poet, himself.  This will allow you to have a better appreciation of the poem.  It will also enable your students to have a better understanding of the poet, helping in...

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