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    • Poetry Introduction September 29, 2009
    • Today
      • Housekeeping
      • Poetry introduction
      • Today’s poems
        • “ My Papa’s Waltz”
        • “ Do Not Go Gentle”
        • “ Those Winter Sundays”
        • “ Digging”
      • Essay preparation
    • My Information
      • [email_address]
      • PPTs: slideshare.net/janegriffith160
      • Phone: 250-370-3329
      • Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays, 3-5
      • Office: Paul 226
    • What is Poetry?
      • How do you know you are dealing with a poem?
    • Poetry
      • Close-reading/explication
      • Context
      • Comparisons
    • Poetry
      • Narrative
        • Tells a story:
          • Epic
          • Ballad
      • Lyric
        • Tells about speaker’s mood, feelings, state of mind:
          • Elegy
          • Ode
          • Occasional
          • Pastoral
          • Dramatic Monologue
    • Typical Themes
      • Theme: main point or main idea (different than subject)
      • Found through identifying parts of poem
        • Voice
        • Diction
        • Imagery
        • Figures of speech
        • Sound
        • Form
        • Symbol, allegory, allusion, myth
        • Theme
    • Looking at a Poem
      • “ She Walks in Beauty” (827)
        • Stanza
        • Alliteration
        • Simile
        • Metaphor
        • Rhyme
        • Metre
        • Imagery
    • Scansion
      • Metre
        • Stressed and unstressed
        • Feet comprised of stressed/unstressed syllable groupings
        • “ I didn’t steal the keys from the counter.”
    • Scansion
      • Feet: Basic unit of measurement
        • Iamb: My heart is like a singing bird
        • Trochee: We were very tired, we were very merry
        • Anapest: There are many who say that a dog has his day
        • Dactyl: Take her up tenderly
        • Spondee: Smart lad
        • Pyrrhic: (illegitimate)
    • Scansion
      • Metrical line has certain number of feet
        • Feet make up a metrical line
    • Metrical Lines
      • Monometer
      • Dimeter
      • Trimeter
      • Tetrameter
      • Pentameter
      • Hexameter
      • Heptameter
      • Octameter
    • “ My Papa’s Waltz”
      • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ek3eCbfqp0&feature=related
    • “ My Papa’s Waltz”
      • Form
        • Iambic trimeter
        • Four stanzas
    • “ My Papa’s Waltz” (570)
      • What is the waltz?
    • “ Do Not Go Gentle” (571)
      • Is the father dead yet? How do you know?
      • What is the difference of all four types of men?
      • Why wait until the last line to mention father?
      • Name the main metaphor in the poem.
    • “ Those Winter Sundays” (573)
    • “ Digging” (574)
    • Essay #1
      • Due: Tuesday, October 6
      • Weight: 20%
      • No summarizing of story
    • The Perfect Paragraph Topic Sentence Point #3 Point #2 Point #1 Concluding Sentence to Summarize and Transition
    • Essay Preparation: Quote Integration
      • Frame all quotes with your own writing
      • Spend as much time or more explaining each quote as the quote is long
      • Change tense or pronouns from original that do not mesh with your own framing text
      • Only put a comma before the quote if it could be replaced with the word “that”
    • Quote Integration
      • The article was about the gender differences in garage sale sellers and buyers.
      • The author discussed how female buyers differ from male buyers.
    • Quote Integration
      • The article begins with a quote from Lisa McFarren who states that, “I’ve known many men to have a garage sale.”
      • The author explicitly states that his “field research indicates there is indeed a division of labour.”
    • Quote Integration
      • Spend as much space discussing the direct quotation as is the length of the quote.
      • Quote too long?
      • Summarise
      • Paraphrase, or
      • Use ellipses.