S1 Poetry Introduction

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S1 Poetry Introduction

  1. 1. Introduction to Unseen Poetry Examples of poems and poetic devices
  2. 2. What is poetry? <ul><li>poetry |ˈpōətrē; ˈpōitrē| </li></ul><ul><li>noun </li></ul><ul><li>literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature </li></ul>
  3. 3. SO… WHAT is poetry??
  4. 4. HAIKUS SONNETS NARRATIVES SHAKESPEARAN PETRARCHAN BALLADS TERZA RIMA GHAZAL LYRICAL SENRYU PASTORAL ODE LIMERICKS
  5. 5. Examples of poetic devices <ul><li>Simile </li></ul><ul><li>Metaphor </li></ul><ul><li>Alliteration </li></ul><ul><li>Personification </li></ul><ul><li>Rhyme </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>An indirect comparison between 2 similar objects using “like” or “as” </li></ul>simile
  7. 7. Examples of similes PETER GRIFFIN IS AS FAT AS A PIG. PETER GRIFFIN IS FAT LIKE A PIG.
  8. 8. Examples of similes SHE IS AS SHARP AS A PENCIL. SHE IS SHARP LIKE A PENCIL.
  9. 9. <ul><li>A Direct Comparison between 1 object and another </li></ul>metaphor
  10. 10. <ul><li>Examples of personification in popular music </li></ul>personification
  11. 11. <ul><li>‘V’ FOR VENDETTA </li></ul>alliteration
  12. 12. <ul><li>“ Vincent” by Tim Burton </li></ul>rhyme
  13. 13. <ul><li>There are many forms of poetry that are used to tell a story. Films are another form of media which tell stories or narratives, so using poetry in films is not a bad idea. Often, we find rhymes used in these forms of poetry, to provide a steady rhythm for the reader to follow. </li></ul>Poetry and Films
  14. 14. <ul><li>“ Sam I am” by Dr. Seuss </li></ul>repetition
  15. 15. <ul><li>There are many forms of poetry that are used to tell a story. Films are another form of media which tell stories or narratives, so using poetry in films is not a bad idea. Often, we find rhymes used in these forms of poetry, to provide a steady rhythm for the reader to follow. </li></ul>Poetry and Films
  16. 16. <ul><li>Often, poetry develops a more intense meaning when read out loud. Performance poetry, or the spoken word, is a very effective way of presenting the meaning of the poem through sound, tone, and physical gestures including facial expressions. </li></ul>Poetry in Reel Life
  17. 17. “ LET IT BE”- The Beatles Poetry and Music
  18. 18. YES WE CAN!
  19. 19. Yes we can <ul><li>It was a creed written into the founding documents that declared the destiny of a nation. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes we can. </li></ul><ul><li>It was whispered by slaves and abolitionists as they blazed a trail toward freedom. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes we can. </li></ul><ul><li>It was sung by immigrants as they struck out from distant shores and pioneers who pushed westward against an unforgiving wilderness. </li></ul>“ ”
  20. 20. Yes we can <ul><li>Yes we can. </li></ul><ul><li>It was the call of workers who organized; women who reached for the ballots; a President who chose the moon as our new frontier; and a King who took us to the mountaintop and pointed the way to the Promised Land. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes we can to justice and equality. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes we can to opportunity and prosperity. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes we can heal this nation. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes we can repair this world. </li></ul><ul><li>Yes we can. </li></ul>“ ”
  21. 21. Yes we can <ul><li>We know the battle ahead will be long, but always remember that no matter what obstacles stand in our way, nothing can stand in the way of the power of millions of voices calling for change. </li></ul><ul><li>We have been told we cannot do this by a chorus of cynics…they will only grow louder and more dissonant ……….. We’ve been asked to pause for a reality check. We’ve been warned against offering the people of this nation false hope. </li></ul><ul><li>But in the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. </li></ul>“ ”
  22. 22. Yes we can <ul><li>Now the hopes of the little girl who goes to a crumbling school in Dillon are the same as the dreams of the boy who learns on the streets of LA; we will remember that there is something happening in America; that we are not as divided as our politics suggests; that we are one people; we are one nation; and together, we will begin the next great chapter in the American story with three words that will ring from coast to coast; from sea to shining sea – </li></ul><ul><li>Yes. We. Can. </li></ul>“ ”
  23. 23. practice makes perfect! Listen and identify the poetic devices

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