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Narrative poetry

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Narrative poetry

  1. 1. Narrative poetry Sr.Farrah B. Partol, RFSA
  2. 2. Narrative Poetry  Tells of a long AND large sequence of events.  The progression of action and the setting of stories are given more focus.
  3. 3.  Ballad  Epic  Lay  Medieval Romance  Awit and Korido
  4. 4. Ballad Folk ballad - stories orally pass from one generation to another. - originally sung. - topics includes love affairs. - has stanzas with four lines each.
  5. 5. Literary ballad - popular during 18th and 19th centuries imitates the form and structure of the folk ballad - Tell a story - Use imagery - Put to music
  6. 6. Epic  The word Epic has been derived a Greek word epikos, which means a word, song or speech.  Long narrative poem of heroism and grandeur.  portray adventure of gods, princes, kings, knight, ect.
  7. 7. Epic is classified in to two  original epic – originally in oral form. From an age when a nation was conquering and expanding  literary epic – usually known as art epic which imitate or influenced by the original epic
  8. 8. Example: Virgil’s Aeneid Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey
  9. 9. John Milton’s Ramayana and Paradise Lost Mahabharata (India)
  10. 10. Beowulf The Divine Comedy (Old English) (Dante Alighieri)
  11. 11. Lay - A medieval story of about 1,000 lines rhyming couplets of generally 8-10 syllables per line - Accompanied by harp or rote
  12. 12. Three components  folklore theme  mysterious fairy-tale atmosphere  elements of love, romance, and knighthood Most popular collection of Lays “ The Lays of Marie de France” - written in the 12th century
  13. 13. Now I’ve taken up the making of the lais, I won’t lay it down, though heavy it weighs. Adventures I’ve known in my time, I will retell them all in rhyme. I’ve been thinking, and wanting too To tell the tale of Yonec to you: Whence his birht, how his father First came visiting his mother— His name who begot Yonec Was, properly, Muldumarec. Marie de France’s Lay of Yonec
  14. 14. Medieval Romance  Depict the fictitious, supernatural, and idealized adventure of famous kings  Popular during the 12th and 15th centuries  Teach Christian morals and courtly love
  15. 15. Three sources of Medieval Romance the matter of Greece – relates legends about Troy
  16. 16.  the matter of France - portrays the adventures of Charlemagne
  17. 17.  the matter of Britain - narrates the legends of King Arthur and the knights of the round table
  18. 18. Awit and Korido  Medieval romances and spanish ballads influenced the development of the awit and korido during colonial period Awit – originally sung in a slow tempo and is divided into stanzas of four lines with 12 syllables. Korido – from the spanish word ocuridos meaning event.
  19. 19.  Awit “The pinagdaanang buhay ni Florante at Laura sa Cahariang Albania” by Francisco Balagtas “Florante at Laura” – by francisco balagtas  Korido “Ibong Adarna” “Bernardo Carpio”- Jose dela Cruz
  20. 20. Thank you

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