Birth/death Family Family relationships Education Where they grew up What they wanted to do Adult life: location, profession, relationships
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
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
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
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’
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?
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
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
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
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
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."
Self-contradictory terms used together Examples: • plastic glasses • honest lawyer • jumbo shrimp • soft rock • clearly misunderstood • pretty ugly • Small crowd
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
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."
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
Homework: •Study for quiz: Age of Enlightenment-19th century Romanticism •Pg. 102-105•Finish group worksheet ‘Is it Romantic?