Poetry

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Poetry

  1. 1. Poetry An Introduction By Mrs. Sample
  2. 2. <ul><li>Poems can be written about anything. </li></ul><ul><li>They contain ideas, feelings, and sounds into a few words or sentences. </li></ul>Poetry
  3. 3. Key Elements of Poetry <ul><li>Form </li></ul><ul><li>Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul><ul><li>Imagery </li></ul><ul><li>Figurative Language </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The way a poem looks on the page. </li></ul><ul><li>Poems are written in lines. </li></ul><ul><li>Lines are grouped into stanzas. </li></ul>Form Structured Form Repeated Pattern Free Verse No Repeated Pattern
  5. 5. Your Turn! Roses Are Red Roses are red. Violets are blue. Sugar is sweet. And so are you. —Anonymous Nikki Giovanni  once a snowflake fell on my brow and i loved it so much and i kissed it and it was happy and called its cousins and brothers and a web of snow engulfed me then i reached to love them all and i squeezed them and they became a spring rain and i stood perfectly still and was a flower
  6. 6. <ul><li>The speaker of the poem is the voice that relates the story or idea of the poem. The speaker may be the poet, speaking directly to the reader, or the speaker may be a character or voice created by the poet. </li></ul>Speaker
  7. 7. Voice may include… <ul><li>Dialect </li></ul><ul><li>A form of language spoken in a certain place by a certain group of people. </li></ul><ul><li>Idiom </li></ul><ul><li>A descriptive expression that means something different than the combination of the words that make it up. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Most poems are meant to be read aloud. </li></ul><ul><li>Poets arrange poets to create a sound. </li></ul>Sound
  9. 9. There are 4 techniques that create sound <ul><li>Rhyme: </li></ul><ul><li>Rhythm </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul><ul><li>Onomatopoeia </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Imagery is language that appeals to the reader’s five senses- sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. </li></ul>Imagery <ul><li>Sight </li></ul><ul><li>Hearing </li></ul><ul><li>Smell </li></ul><ul><li>Taste </li></ul><ul><li>Touch </li></ul>
  11. 11. Figurative Language <ul><li>language which expresses more than a literal meaning </li></ul>
  12. 12. Types of Figurative Language <ul><li>Simile </li></ul><ul><li>Metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Analogy </li></ul><ul><li>Personification </li></ul><ul><li>Hyperbole </li></ul><ul><li>Onomatopoeia </li></ul><ul><li>Alliteration </li></ul>
  13. 13. The End

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