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Introduction to poetry

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    • INTRODUCTION TO POETRY
      ZAK - SASER 2010
    • What is poetry?
      • a genre that is very different from prose and drama.
      • is distinguished by moving us deeply.
      • 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
    • 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
    • Limericks
      • short sometimes bawdy, humorous
      • five lines. Lines 1, 2, & 5 - 7 to 10 syllables and rhyme with one another.
      • Lines 3 & 4 - 5 to 7 syllables & also rhyme with each other.
      • 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
      • three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
      • ex : 
      Temple bells die out.
      The fragrant blossoms remain.
      A perfect evening!
      ZAK - SASER 2010
    • Cinquain
      • has five lines. Line 1 is one word (the title).
      • Line 2 -two words - describe the title.
      • L3 is three words that tell the action.
      • L 4 is four words that express the feeling.
      • 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
    • Acrostic Poem
      • uses a word for its subject.
      • 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
    • Elements of Poetry
      ZAK - SASER 2010
    • THE END
      ZAK - SASER 2010