The Fawn

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Lesson #106: Mini-lesson Monday (Part 2): Comprehending ‘The Fawn’

Mini-lesson Monday continued (part 2): You will see here how I approached the opening line of Edna St Vincent Millay’s ‘The Fawn’ in one of my English language lessons.  I made use of a few simple steps to help with textual comprehension and it only took a few minutes. I will share with you what …

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Lesson #106: Mini-lesson Monday (Part 1): Reading ‘The Fawn’

Mini-lesson Monday! (part 1) Here are the opening lines of a favourite poem of mine: ‘The Fawn’ by American poet Edna St Vincent Millay (1892-1950). ‘There it was I saw what I shall never forgetAnd never retrieve.Monstrous and beautiful to human eyes, hard tobelieve,He lay, yet there he lay,Asleep on the moss, his head on …

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