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Romanticism 2

  1. 1.  Birth/death Family Family relationships Education Where they grew up What they wanted to do Adult life: location, profession, relationships
  2. 2. LORD BYRON WILLIAM WORDSWORTH Born: 1788, London  Born: 1770, Cumberland Born to aristocratic parents,  Parents died when he was lived with his mother in young, close to one sister Scotland  Studied at Cambridge, Graduated from didn’t graduate Cambridge  Moved to France to part of Became a member of the the Revolution House of Lords  Fell in love with a French Left England for woman, had a daughter Switzerland due to  Married at least once persecution for defending  Close friend: Coleridge oppressed peoples  Poetry published during his Many romances lifetime and posthumously Close friend: Shelly  Died: 1850, age 80 Fought in Italy and Greece Died: 1824, age 36
  3. 3. Pg. 94 Compare & contrast the rhyme scheme of ‘She walks in beauty’ and ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’‘She walks in beauty’ • ABABAB-CDCDCD-EFEFEF ; 3 stanzas of 6 lines ; iambic tetrameter ‘I wandered lonely as a cloud’ • ABABCC-DEDEFF-GHGHII-JKJKLL; 4 stanzas of 6 lines; iambic tetrameter
  4. 4.  Does Lord Byron describe a woman that is merely beautiful on the outside? Is there a deeper beauty? • She has ‘nameless grace’(8) • serene, sweet thoughts(11) • eloquence(14) • goodness(16) • mind at peace(17) • innocent heart(18) What part of the woman does Byron describe? Why? • Her face/head; he mentions her eyes, hair, face, cheeks and smile
  5. 5. 4. The poem talks about light and dark. List the phrases where this happensa. Line 1-’like the night’b. Line 2-’cloudless climes and starry skies’c. Line 3-’dark and bright’d. Line 5-’mellowed to that tender light’e. Line 7-’one shade the more, one ray the less’f. Line 9-’raven tress’g. Line 10-’softly lightens’h. Line 15-’the tints that glow’
  6. 6.  In your opinion, why do you think Lord Byron uses wording of light and dark? Why does the poet compare the woman to "night" instead of to "day"? Who is the woman he’s writing about? How is a woman’s physical and inner beauty often described today?
  7. 7. Pg.7 9  Interest in the common man and childhood  Strong senses, emotions, and feelings  Awe of nature  Celebration of the individual  Importance of imagination
  8. 8. Work in small groups to analyze one of thesix poems using the worksheet on pg. 99Your group should submit one copy of theworksheet next week.*make sure to write it on a separate sheet ofpaper
  9. 9. Pg.87- 88  right-hive  Margaret got a velvet Symbol hat Imagery  The poem made me feel confident and Mood brave Assonance  The wood crackled Consonance and popped with the heat of the fire  Dove=peace
  10. 10. Opposite of what is meant; a general term for the contrast between appearance and reality; a contrast between what appears to be true and what is true.  -Verbal irony (p. 68)-e.g. someone says ‘nice day, isn’t it?’ during a rainstorm -Situational irony (p. 113)-e.g. a king is sad after killing his enemy
  11. 11.  A figure of speech/joke involving a ‘play on’ words (express two meanings at the same time) • The gorilla went ape when he saw the bananas. • On the side of the diaper delivery truck was written "Rock a Dry Baby."
  12. 12.  Self-contradictory terms used together Examples: • plastic glasses • honest lawyer • jumbo shrimp • soft rock • clearly misunderstood • pretty ugly • Small crowd
  13. 13. The use of a word that suggests the sound it makes;creates clear sound images and helps a writerdraw attention to certain words; examples includebuzz, pop, hiss, moo, hum, murmur, crackle, crunch,and gurgle
  14. 14. Figure of speech that uses understatement for effect, often by using double negatives “Not unattractive” (as a means of saying)  “attractive” "He was not  "He was well unfamiliar with the acquainted with the works of Dickens.“ works of Dickens.“ "She is not so  "She is kind.” unkind.“ "You are not wrong."  "You are correct."
  15. 15. climax Start to outline these aspects of your story and Fa fill in the worksheet. n llin tio This will help you ac g ac ng compose part of your ti o i Ris n final book report so take time to be thorough and accurate. If you have your book,exposition you should start looking These stage of plot on for quotes to support p.113 your details
  16. 16. Homework: •Study for quiz: Age of Enlightenment-19th century Romanticism •Pg. 102-105•Finish group worksheet ‘Is it Romantic?
  17. 17. Literary/sound devices:  Metaphor Vices & virtues  Simile Colonialism  Personification Impoverished  Alliteration Satire/satirist  Imagery Textiles  Consonance Exploitation  Assonance suffrage  onomatopoeia Sordid  Irony Vacant  Pun Pensive  Litotes Bliss  Oxymoron Piety  Symbol Despot  Apostrophe dye  Mood  tone