This posting names workplace themes most often appearing in poetry.
1. What workplace themes do you find most often appearing in poetry? Why?
As you analyze poems with workplace themes, some sample ideas include:
Themes are associated with leadership, identity, pride, responsibility, tolerance, equity (gender, racial, socioeconomic), perseverance, courage, relationships, vanity, cooperation, choices, communication, passion, desire for personal space, personality types, optimism, etc.
Since I do not know which specific poems were covered in your class, it is difficult to align with your specific thematic titles. However, these themes permeate workplace poetry as a whole. If you send another posting with specific titles and poets, it will help to identify more concrete themes.
2. Cite textual references where social justice or injustice is the theme of a poem. Is there a bias in one direction or the other? If so, why would that be?
As you explicate this question, please refer to these poets as a basis for exploration: