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Elements of poetry pp

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  • 1. Elements of Poetry
    Created by MaggyWiergowski
  • 2. What is Poetry?
    An art involving language
    Conveys emotion or ideas
    Captures audience attention through literary devices
  • 3. Elements of Poetry
    Metaphor
    Simile
    Alliteration
    Rhyme
  • 4. Metaphor
    A figure of speech
    Compares two unlike things
    In order to show something in common
  • 5. Metaphor Example
    “you soul is an appalling dump heap overflowing with the most disgraceful assortment of rubbish imaginable mangled up in tangled up knots!”
    MykiRoventine, 347/365 You’re a Mean One…, December 13, 2009 via flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  • 6. Simile
    A type of metaphor
    Still compares two unlike things
    Compares using “like” or “as”
  • 7. Simile Example
    “Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?”
    Dottie Mae, Raisins, November 18, 2010 via flickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  • 8. Alliteration
    Repetition of initial sounds
    Most often starts with same letter
    Or a similar ending sound
    Can give poems a sing song feel.
  • 9. Alliteration Example
    Three grey geese in a green field grazing, grey were the geese and green was the grazing.
    Wildcat Dunny, Geese, June 11, 2005 Via Fllickr, Creative Commons Attribution.
  • 10. Rhyme
    Similar sounds between words
    Usually takes place at end of line
    Often focuses on the last syllables
  • 11. Rhyme Example
    “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I am.”
    Ben Husmann, Green Egg & Ham,March 17, 2006via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution
  • 12. NOW LET’S PRACTICE!
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  • 13. When I go out to campI always bring a lamp.
    Is this an example of…..
    Metaphor
    Simile
    Alliteration
    Rhyme
    D
    Camp and Lamp
  • 14. Her Smile radiated like the sun.
    This is an example of…
    Metaphor
    Simile
    Alliteration
    Rhyme
    B
    Smile is compared to the Sun using the word “like”.
  • 15. Silly Sally sat under the stars.
    This is an example of…
    Metaphor
    Simile
    Alliteration
    Rhyme
    c
    Repetition of the “S” sound.
  • 16. Billy’s Hair reminds me of a shaggy dog.
    This is an example of…
    Metaphor
    Simile
    Alliteration
    Rhyme
    Α
    Hair is compared to a shaggy dog.
  • 17. References
    Geisel, Theodor Seuss. "Mr. Grinch." Songs and Carols A-Z. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. <http:// www.christmassongswords.com/mr-grinch-songs.htm>.
    Hughes, Langston. "A Dreamed Deferred." A Dream Deferred. N.p., 25 June 1996. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. http://www.cswnet.com/~menamc/langston.htm.
    Goose, Mother. "Three Grey Geese." Your Dictionary. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/ grammar/examples/examples-of-alliteration- poems.html>.
    Geisel, Theodor Seuss. "Green Eggs and Ham." Early Moments. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. <http:// www.earlymoments.com/Dr-Seuss--His-Friends-Club/ Favorite-Dr-Seuss-Quotes/>.

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