Dover Beach Lesson Plans
by Matthew Arnold

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  • Dover Beach Metaphor Activity

    This activity gives students an opportunity to practice examining and analyzing metaphors. Metaphors express images, emotions, actions, experiences, and nuances through direct and indirect comparisons, allowing readers to access deeper levels of meaning in the text. In this activity, students will classify and analyze different kinds of metaphors in order...

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  • Dover Beach eNotes Teaching Guide

    This guide highlights some of the most salient aspects of Matthew Arnold’s "Dover Beach" before you begin teaching. As you guide your students through the text, they will gain unique insight into the form of the lyric poem; the styles and concerns of Matthew Arnold; and important themes surrounding religion, human suffering,...

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