Poetry Analysis. Choose the poemÿassigned last weekÿfromÿThe Norton Introduction to Literature for your analysis.ÿUsing close reading techniques, develop an argumentative thesis for your analysis. Write a two-three-page paper that supports your thesis. At the end of the essay, provide aÿWriting Process Summationÿby answering the following questions:Why did you choose this poem?How did you arrive at your understanding and assertion about the poem?What were the points you made in this essay?How did you revise this?What do you want your reader to see from your essay?This paper must have a Works Cited page, separate from the body of the essay (insert a page break to make sure it is always on another page). See p. 462 inÿThe Little, Brown Handbookÿfor the example for citing a selection from an anthology, such asÿThe Norton Introduction to Literature.ÿMid-Term BreakRelated Poem Content DetailsBYÿSEAMUS HEANEYI sat all morning in the college sick bayCounting bells knelling classes to a close.At two o’clock our neighbours drove me home.In the porch I met my father crying?He had always taken funerals in his stride?And Big Jim Evans saying it was a hard blow.The baby cooed and laughed and rocked the pramWhen I came in, and I was embarrassedBy old men standing up to shake my handAnd tell me they were ‘sorry for my trouble’.Whispers informed strangers I was the eldest,Away at school, as my mother held my handIn hers and coughed out angry tearless sighs.At ten o’clock the ambulance arrivedWith the corpse, stanched and bandaged by the nurses.Next morning I went up into the room. SnowdropsAnd candles soothed the bedside; I saw himFor the first time in six weeks. Paler now,Wearing a poppy bruise on his left temple,He lay in the four-foot box as in his cot.No gaudy scars, the bumper knocked him clear.A four-foot box, a foot for every year.