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  • 1. INTRODUCTION TO POETRY
    ZAK - SASER 2010
  • 2. What is poetry?
    • a genre that is very different from prose and drama.
    • 3. is distinguished by moving us deeply.
    • 4. an expression of a vision that is rendered in a form intelligible and pleasurable to others and so likely to arouse kindred emotions.
    ZAK - SASER 2010
  • 5. Uses words, pictures, to build sensory impressions and create images
    Plays with the sounds of words and rhythms of phrases
    Characteristics of a poem
    Usually intended to be read aloud
    Compresses ideas
    Meant to reveal the poet’s feelings
    Tells about ordinary events
    May stir up readers’ feelings
    ZAK - SASER 2010
  • 6. Limericks
    • short sometimes bawdy, humorous
    • 7. five lines. Lines 1, 2, & 5 - 7 to 10 syllables and rhyme with one another.
    • 8. Lines 3 & 4 - 5 to 7 syllables & also rhyme with each other.
    • 9. ex:  
    There was an Old Man with a gong,Who bumped at it all day long;But they called out, 'O law!You're a horrid old bore!'So they smashed that Old Man with a gong.
     
    Types of poetry
    Haiku
    • Japanese poem
    • 10. three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
    • 11. ex : 
    Temple bells die out.
    The fragrant blossoms remain.
    A perfect evening!
    ZAK - SASER 2010
  • 12. Cinquain
    • has five lines. Line 1 is one word (the title).
    • 13. Line 2 -two words - describe the title.
    • 14. L3 is three words that tell the action.
    • 15. L 4 is four words that express the feeling.
    • 16. L 5 is one word that recalls the title..
    Dinosaurs Lived once, Long ago, but Only dust and dream Remain
     
    Types of poetry
    ABC poem
    • has a series of lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling
    A lthough things are not perfectB ecause of trial or painC ontinue in thanksgivingD o not begin to blameE ven when the times are hardF ierce winds are bound to blow
    ZAK - SASER 2010
  • 17. Acrostic Poem
    • uses a word for its subject.
    • 18. each line of the poem begins with a letter from the subject word. This type of poetry doesn't have to rhyme.
    Shaboneeis where I go
    Computers, spirals, books, and more
    Homework every night
    On math, science, reading, and social studies
    Our class does lots of fun projects
    Learning never stops
     
    Types of poetry
    Concrete/Shape Poem
    • form a picture - based on the spacing of words. The pattern of the letters illustrate the meaning of the poem. It does not have to rhyme and can be of any length
    ZAK - SASER 2010
  • 19. Elements of Poetry
    ZAK - SASER 2010
  • 20. THE END
    ZAK - SASER 2010