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  • 1. Intro to Poetry Part A
  • 2. What is poetry? http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm
  • 3. What is poetry?• “The best words in the best order.” Samuel Taylor http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm
  • 4. What is poetry?• “The best words in the best order.” Samuel Taylor• “The record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds.” Percy Bysshe Shelley http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm
  • 5. What is poetry?• “The best words in the best order.” Samuel Taylor• “The record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds.” Percy Bysshe Shelley• “A poem begins with a lump in the throat, a home-sickness or a love-sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where the emotion has found its thought and the thought has found the words.” Robert Frost http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm
  • 6. What is poetry?• “The best words in the best order.” Samuel Taylor• “The record of the best and happiest moments of the best and happiest minds.” Percy Bysshe Shelley• “A poem begins with a lump in the throat, a home-sickness or a love-sickness. It is a reaching-out toward expression; an effort to find fulfillment. A complete poem is one where the emotion has found its thought and the thought has found the words.” Robert Frost• “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.” William Wordsworth http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm
  • 7. What is poetry? http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 8. What is poetry?• Good poetry says something meaningful in just a few words. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 9. What is poetry?• Good poetry says something meaningful in just a few words.• Poetry is language from the heart, the language used to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the world. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 10. What is poetry?• Good poetry says something meaningful in just a few words.• Poetry is language from the heart, the language used to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the world.• The poet wants to share his or her world. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/newsid_4360000/newsid_4361100/4361125.stm R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 11. Why do we study poetry? R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 12. Why do we study poetry? • Poetry is language from the heart, the language used to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the world. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 13. Why do we study poetry? • Poetry is language from the heart, the language used to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the world. • Poetry allows us to experiment with words using different writing tools. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 14. Why do we study poetry? • Poetry is language from the heart, the language used to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the world. • Poetry allows us to experiment with words using different writing tools. • Poetry gives us an outlet for expressing our own interpretations of the world and helps us discover the power and importance of our own words. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 15. Why do we study poetry? • Poetry is language from the heart, the language used to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste the world. • Poetry allows us to experiment with words using different writing tools. • Poetry gives us an outlet for expressing our own interpretations of the world and helps us discover the power and importance of our own words. • By studying poetry, we are able to better understand other people, their perspectives, and the world. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 16. Intro to Poetry Part B
  • 17. Simile a comparison using “like” or “as” A bluebird is like a piece of summer sky. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 18. Metaphor A bluebird is a piece of summer sky. “Bluebird” a A piece of summer skycomparison With a bit of sunrise on his breast that says Landed in the birdbath,one thing is Scattering diamonds Which glistened in the air something And glittered the rainbow of colors else In the garden below. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 19. Personification “The Ballerina” makes an There once was a hippo named Roseobject seem Who thought she had delicate toes human But on stage, the old frau Would not take a bow For her tutu was tight, I suppose. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 20. Alliteration a group of words clustered together that have the same first sound feathery fluff floats R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 21. Consonance repeating consonant sounds anywhere in words Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow.
  • 22. Line Break where a line “My Shadow” ends; used toslow down the Alwaysreader to add Attached to me, attention, This black transparency. suspense, or I can’t escape the shape of my Shadow.other emotion words R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 23. Onomatopoeia “The Ears of an Elephant”words thatsound like If you had the ears of an elephant, the noise You might hear the bugs that crunch On leaves that whisper whooshing wordsthey make As they’re gobbled up for lunch. R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young
  • 24. Repetition Using the same words over and over I fell down, down, down the stairs. The balloon went up, up, up, up. My knees ached, “Stop it! Stop it! Stop it!”
  • 25. Rhyme “The Sweet Tooth Candy Shop” Taffy, suckers, and lollipops, Lemon, lime, and orange gumdrops,two or more At the Sweet Tooth Candy Shop, It’s the sweetest place to stop! words that end in the Peppermint sticks and chocolate bars, Drive right up here in your carsame vowel To the Sweet Tooth Candy Shop, and It’s the sweetest place to stop! consonant Is candy what you like to eat? sounds Then you will find all sorts of sweets At the Sweet Tooth Candy Shop, It’s the sweetest place to stop! R is for Rhyme: A Poetry Alphabet by Judy Young