Discuss rhetorical devices in "Chicago" and "I Hear America Singing". You will need to have the poems read.
Look at the poems "Chicago" by Carl Sandburg and "I Hear America Singing" by Walt Whitman, both of which describe America in a positive light. These poems use similar styles with their free verse, realistic detail, and cataloging style of writing. You now have the opportunity to write your own poem describing Plainfield or Marshfield (wherever you live) in the same style. Be sure to include imagery and sensory details in order to paint a picture for the reader of this place!