Is a form of expression written seeking approval from no one but read and interpreted by anyone and everyone. It reveals your most inner thoughts that may never be spoken, forming deep communication to others and for you, a cherished and always remembered thought ignatius joseph estroga
Poetry is importantIt reaches inside people and heals their wounds like nothing else can. It is an escape from reality andmethod of coping with reality. It is certain feeling inside. ignatius joseph estroga
Poetic Devicesa. Structure 1. Traditional poems 2. Blank verse 3. Free verseb. Tonec. Themed. Personae. Figurative Language ignatius joseph estroga
General Types of PoetryNarrative LyricDramatic ignatius joseph estroga
Narrative Poetry-includes all poems that tell a story- tells a story, often making use of the voices of a narrator and characters as well; the entire story is usually written in metered verse. The poems that make up this genre may be short or long, and the story it relates to may be complex. It is usually dramatic, with objectives, diverse characters, and meter ignatius joseph estroga
ClassificationsA. Epic – these are long poems about heroes. It deals with events which are legendary, historical, mythical or a combination. It involves strugglesEx. Bi-ag ni Lam-ang The Odyssey The Illiad ignatius joseph estroga
ClassificationsB. Ballad – these are fairly long narrative poems designed to be sung, composed by anonymous authors, transmitted orally, then translated before it was writtenEx. Twelve days of Christmas ignatius joseph estroga
Lyric poetry- includes all poems that expresses a writer’s feeling and thoughts- reflective poetry with regular rhyme scheme and which reveals the poets thoughts and feelings to create a single, unique impression. ignatius joseph estroga
classifications1. Haiku:- Japanese verse in three lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, often depicting a delicate image.2. Limerick: humorous nonsense verse in five lines rhyming3. Ode- elaborate lyric verse, which deals seriously with a dignified theme; it is a praise or memory of someone ignatius joseph estroga
classifications1. Elegy- a poem of lament, meditating on the death of an individual.2. Sonnet- a popular form of lyric poem with 14 lines3. Dramatic Monologue: a lyric poem, which the speaker tells an audience about a dramatic moment in his/her life and, in doing so, reveals his/her character. ignatius joseph estroga
classifications1. Acrostic- the first letters of each line are aligned vertically to form a word. The word is the subject of the poem.2. Couplet- the easiest form in which it consists of two lines with an end rhyme I like to play with my cat. He likes to get in a hat.3. Villanelle -has 19 lines, 5 stanzas of three lines and 1 stanza of four lines with two rhymes and two refrains. The 1st, then the 3rd lines alternate as the last lines of stanzas 2,3,and 4, and then stanza 5 (the end) as a couplet. ignatius joseph estroga
Dramatic Poetry- these are long dramatic poems which tell the story through the speech of a character- It is written in verse and is meant to be spoken. Its main purpose is to tell a story or describe an event in an interesting and descriptive way. ignatius joseph estroga
• http://contemporarylit.about.com/od/poetry/a/p oetry.htm• http://www.merriam- webster.com/dictionary/poetry• http://english.learnhub.com/lesson/4422-12- common-poetry-forms• http://examples.yourdictionary.com/what-are- different-types-of-poems.html• http://edisonapenglish.freeservers.com/custom3. html ignatius joseph estroga
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