Introduction to Literature (Poetry, Drama, Prose)


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Introduction to Literature (Poetry, Drama, Prose)

  1. 1. PROSE,POETRY, DRA MA BY : Dian Fadhilawati, M.Pd. Islamic University of Balitar (UNISBA) Blitar East Java Indonesia INTRO TO LITERATURE MATERIAL (SEMESTER 4)
  2. 2. 14TH CENTURY Polite learning through reading. A man of literature or a man of letter = a man of wide reading, ”literacy” 18TH CENTURY Practice and profession of writing The high skills of writing in the special context of high imagination 19 TH CENTURY LITERATURE DEFINITIONS
  3. 3. ROBERT FROST’S Performance in a word MODERN DEFINITION  Language artistically used to achieve identifiable literary qualities and to convey meaningful messages  Literary is characterized by beauty of expression form and by universality intellectual and emotional appeal
  4. 4. THE IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING LITERATURE  Reading /learning literature improves our Language proficiency  Reading/learning literature enhances our understanding about culture of others.  Reading/learning literature gives us a valuable chance to explore the nature of human being  Reading /learning literature makes us human  Reading or learning literature shapes our goal and values by clarifying our own identity both positively and negatively  Reading/learning literature helps us grow personally and intellectually  Etc.
  5. 5. LITERATURE GENRES  Open form and close form  Relies on imagery, figu rative language and sounds Examples:  Myths  Fables  Novels  Short Stories Examples:  News  Reports  Journals  Articles  Essays  Textbooks  Biographies  Etc.  Made of dialog and set direction  Designed to be performed
  6. 6.  Drama is a story written to be performed by actors. Although a drama is meant to be performed, one can also read the script, or written version, and imagine the action. DRAMA
  7. 7.  Poetry is language written with rhythm, figurative language, imagery, soun d devices and emotionally charged language.  Concrete poem  Narrative Poem  Lyric Poem POETRY DEFINITION KINDS OF POETRY/POEM
  8. 8.  PROSE is the ordinary form of written language.  Prose imitates the spoken language. . o Fiction o Non Fiction PROSE DEFINITION KINDS OF PROSE
  9. 9. o Concrete Poem is one with a shape that suggests its subject. o The poet arranges the letters, punctuat ion, and lines to create an image or picture, on the page. . o Narrative Poem is a story told in verse. o Narrative poems often have all the elements of short stories, includin g characters, con flict, and plot KINDS OF POETRY CONCRETE POEMS NARRATIVE POEM Lyric poem is a highly musical verse that expresses the observation and feelings of a single speaker. LYRIC POEM
  10. 10. Examples:  Short Stories  Legend  Fairy Tales Letters  Folk Tales Memoirs  Novels  Short Stories  Fables  Myth  Etc. Examples:  Report  Personal Narrative  Memoirs  Letter  Article  Journal  Biographies KINDS OF PROSE FICTION NON FICTION
  11. 11. 1. Setting 2. Characters 3. Plot 4. Point of view 5. Theme 6. Image 7. Symbol ELEMENTS OF STORY ELEMENTS OF STORY INCLUDE: