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Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
Women working poetic devices
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  • 1. Poetic Devices Ambre Lee Dubnoff Center
  • 2. “ Women Work” by Maya Angelou
    • Read the poem
  • 3. “ Women Work” by Maya Angelou
    • Read the poem
    • Write a response in your notebook.
  • 4. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza
  • 5. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” How many stanzas are in “Women Work?” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together.
  • 6. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme
  • 7. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words
  • 8. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Do rhyme scheme for “Women Work”
  • 9. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme
  • 10. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme Slant rhyme; ex: wing/caring
  • 11. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme Slant rhyme; ex: wing/caring Eye Rhyme
  • 12. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme Slant rhyme; ex: wing/caring Eye Rhyme Watch/catch
  • 13. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme Slant rhyme; ex: wing/caring Eye Rhyme Watch/catch Masculine Rhyme
  • 14. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme Slant rhyme; ex: wing/caring Eye Rhyme Watch/catch Masculine Rhyme Single syllables correspond: can/ran; descend/contend
  • 15. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme Slant rhyme; ex: wing/caring Eye Rhyme Watch/catch Masculine Rhyme Single syllables correspond: can/ran; descend/contend Feminine Rhyme
  • 16. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Stanza Two or more ideas-like a paragraph, grouping like ideas together. Rhyme Use of matching sounds in two or more words Imperfect Rhyme Slant rhyme; ex: wing/caring Eye Rhyme Watch/catch Masculine Rhyme Single syllables correspond: can/ran; descend/contend Feminine Rhyme Two syllables: ocean/motion
  • 17. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment
  • 18. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas
  • 19. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas On her white breast a sparkling cross she wore Which Jews might kiss, and infidels adore.
  • 20. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas The four eng -ineers Wore orange brassieres.
  • 21. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxD4rz7bYXg
  • 22. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas Find an enjambment in “Women Working”
  • 23. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas Repetition
  • 24. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas Repetition Repetition of a sound, syllable, word, phrase, line, stanza, or metrical pattern is a basic unifying device in all poetry.
  • 25. Poetic Devices: “Women Work” I looked upon the rotting sea , And drew my eyes away; I looked upon the rotting deck ,And there the dead men lay. Terms Definitions Enjambment The breaking of a phrase or sentence by the end of the line, or between two stanzas Repetition Repetition of a sound, syllable, word, phrase, line, stanza, or metrical pattern is a basic unifying device in all poetry.
  • 26. Poetic Devices: “To Beat the Child Was Bad Enough”
    • Get into groups of two
    • Each person read the poem out loud
    • Fill out the poetic device worksheet together

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