T-title:  The meaning of the title without reference to the poem.


P-paraphrase:  Put the poem, line by line, in your own words.  DO NOT READ INTO THE

POEM.  Only read on surface level.


C-connotation: looking for deeper meaning.


A-attitude: Looking for the authorís tone.  How is the writer speaking?


S-shifts: Looking for shifts in tone, action, and rhythm.  Donít just write the number.  Discuss

  how the shift(s) affects the poem.


T-title: reevaluate the title as it pertains to the poem


T-theme: What does the poem mean? What is it saying?  How does it relate to life?