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  • Wednesday, April 27, 2011
    Oral Language: More Voice Work
    Literature: Sound in Poetry
  • Housekeeping
    pink slips
    Exams will be given back next Wednesday
  • Voice Work
    In preparation for your oral presentations, we will continue with our voice work.
    diaphragmatic breathing 
    projection 
  • Warm-up – Facial Stretch
    Pinch your face in
    Open up your face
    Repeat several times
    Stick out your tongue out as far as you can and move it around
    Say the syllable “la” in as many ways as you can
     Repeat the last step, but change your face.
     Massage the tension from your jaws, cheeks, and temples.
  • Warm-up - Projection
    Deep belly breaths with hand on belly
    Stage Whisper – see handout
  • Making and Shaping Sounds
    when we exhale, air moves our vocal chords in our throat and they vibrate, creating sound
  • Making and Shaping Sounds
    sound is also shaped in your mouth and throat
  • Making and Shaping Sounds
    Resonance – vibration and audibility
    Vowels are open sustained sounds that make your voice audible, able to be heard
    Formed by roof of your mouth, back of your throat and your sinuses
  • Vowel Warm up
    See handout
  • Making and Shaping Sounds
    Articulation – clear and precise pronunciation of words
    Consonants or “stopped” sounds
    Shaped by your jaws, lips, tongue, teeth and far roof of your mouth
  • Consonant Warmup
    See handout
  • Poetry Warm-up
    In pairs, each student should read one of the poems aloud to his/her partner.
    One student should read “Annabel Lee” and the other “Recuerdo.”
    Remember to speak from your belly!
  • Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions
    Questions 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8, and 9 were assigned.
    At your table, discuss the question number that I assign you for 5-10 minutes.
    Make note of any questions or disagreements.
    We will go over all the questions together now.
  • Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions
    “In this Kingdom by the Sea”
    creates a romantic atmosphere, gothic (dark romanticism/beauty), mysterious
    suggests royalty/class difference, set in United Kingdom perhaps?
  • Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions
    2. “We were very tired, we were . . .
    “We had gone . . .”
    This refrain occurs at the beginning of each stanza.
    Joyous memories. Emphasizing the living condition of the narrator. Without any concerns, carefree
  • Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions
    Internal rhyme – “Annabel Lee”
    And so all the night tide I lay down by the side (line 38)
    Stars never rise, but I feel the bright eyes (line 36)
    End rhyme
    – “Annabel Lee”
    Of my darling - my darling, my life and my bride (line 39)
    – “Recuerdo”
    Almost any pair of lines
    merry/ferry (lines 1-2), stable/table (lines 3-4), etc.
  • Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions
    6. Rhyme scheme in “Annabel Lee”
    Stanza 1 Stanza 2
    a d
    b b
    a e
    b b
    c f
    b b
  • Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions
    7. Rhyme scheme in “Recuerdo”
  • Sound in Poetry
    “Annabel Lee,” by Edgar Allan Poe
    “Recuerdo,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • Sound in Poetry – Analysis Questions
    8. The rhythm in “Annabel Lee” is inconsistent, sometimes choppy and fast and at other times slower and smoother, like waves. The mood is sad, intense, mournful.
    9. The rhythm in “Recuerdo” switches between shorter lines that seem to pause in the middle, and longer lines that don’t have as obvious a pause. This creates a mood that sometimes feels calm and relaxed and at others, lively and energetic.
  • In-class Poetry Assignment
    Write a clear, detailed response to question #2 on page 21 of your handout.
  • Homework
    No homework!
    Bring your “English Skills” textbook on Monday. We will be doing in-class writing.