For this assignment, you need to analyze poems that discuss the legacy of St. Francis. To begin, I would like you to read this essay by Lynn White, Jr. In his essay, Lynn White, Jr. writes of St. Francis: “He tried to substitute the idea of the equality of all creatures, including man, for the idea of man’s limitless rule of creation.” In ways, the following poems connect with this idea of “equality.”
For this assignment, there are four poems that you can potentially write about (please open the link to see the poems):
Once you have read through these poems, try to observe your initial thoughts and reactions to them. Please write 2-3 paragraphs where you connect one or two of these poems to these material artciles. You should use SPECIFIC QUOTATION from the poems AND the Lynn White Jr. article and write minimal 545 words.