Day 3- Poetry


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Day 3- Poetry

  1. 1. By Tori<br />
  2. 2. Poetry…<br />Is a type of creative writing <br />Is “art of rhythmical composition”<br />Can be spoken or written<br />Usually figurative language, not literal <br />Is symbolic<br />Can be interpreted many different ways <br />Uses many literary devices, such as<br /> -assonance<br /> -alliteration <br /> -onomatopoeia <br />Out of poetry, you can write a poem, or a play, song, etc…<br />
  3. 3. Difference Between Poems and Poetry<br />PoemPoetry<br /><ul><li>Abstract
  4. 4. Sentence
  5. 5. Art of writing poems
  6. 6. “The house”</li></ul>Concrete<br />Verse<br />Prose <br />Line <br />“The window” <br />
  7. 7. Famous Poet- William Shakespeare<br /><ul><li>Born April 23 1564
  8. 8. Playwright, poet, actor
  9. 9. Wrote sonnets- fourteen line poem with pattern </li></ul> ABAB CDCD EFEF GG<br /><ul><li>Last two lines rhyming couplet
  10. 10. Author of Romeo & Juliet</li></li></ul><li>Act I Prologue of Romeo & Juliet<br /> Two households, both alike in dignity,     In fair Verona, where we lay our scene,     From ancient grudge break to new mutiny,     Where civil blood makes civil hands unclean.     From forth the fatal loins of these two foes     A pair of star-cross'd lovers take their life;     Whole misadventured piteous overthrows     Do with their death bury their parents' strife.     The fearful passage of their death-mark'd love,     And the continuance of their parents' rage,     Which, but their children's end, nought could remove,     Is now the two hours' traffic of our stage;     The which if you with patient ears attend,     What here shall miss, our toil shall strive to mend.<br />
  11. 11. Nursery Rhyme<br /><br />
  12. 12. There was an old lady… <br />There was an old lady who swallowed a flyI don't know why she swallowed a fly - perhaps she'll die!<br />There was an old lady who swallowed a spider,That wriggled and wiggled and tiggled inside her;<br />She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;I don't know why she swallowed a fly - Perhaps she'll die! <br />There was an old lady who swallowed a bird;How absurd to swallow a bird.<br />
  13. 13. Forms of Poetry<br />Some Genres of Poetry <br />Sonnet<br />Couplet<br />Haiku<br />Slam<br /><br /><ul><li>Epic
  14. 14. Narrative </li></li></ul><li>Would Be- November 3, 2007<br /> <br />It would be cool<br />Chilin’ after school<br />Homework that we do<br />I have fun with you<br />I feel so safe<br />I have found my place<br />So then it’s okay<br />Love how it’s this way<br />
  15. 15. Tips For Writing Poetry<br /><ul><li>“I” is the most common word used to start a poem with. TRY SOMETHING ELSE!
  16. 16. Use more vowels and lessconsonants to make poem sound more fluid and smooth
  17. 17. Take a regular sentence & turn it around
  18. 18. Be patterned & free
  19. 19. Actions speak louder than words
  20. 20. Don’t spell everything out to the reader</li></li></ul><li>Now it’s your turn!<br />Write a sonnet, haiku, or your own type of poem in the next 15 minutes!! <br />Don’t Forget!<br /> Sonnet: <br /> ABAB CDCD EFEF GG<br /> Haiku: <br /> First line  5 syllables<br /> Second line 7 syllables<br /> Third line  5 syllables <br />