“Directions:

Read the poem “”Alzheimer’s,”” by Kelly Cherry, on page 541-542.
Read pages 524 and 530-531 for information about setting as it relates to poetry.
Answer the response items in the next section.
Type your answers, and then save them as a Word document.
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Response Items:

Explain what the spatial setting of the poem is, and include at least one quotation from the poem to support your response.
Explain what the temporal setting of the poem is, and include at least one quotation from the poem to support your response.
In line 10, the verb “”reify”” appears. Provide its definition, and explain the link between it and the contents of the poem. Use of a quotation for this response item is optional.
Include a parenthetical reference at the end of the sentence with a quotation and a works cited entry for the poem.