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Poetry Powerpoint 2

  1. 1. What is poetry?<br />rhythm, style, mood, sound devices, haiku, limericks, rhyming, thoughts, emotions, similes, metaphors, personification, tone, shapes, colors, beat, pattern, movement, imagery, alliteration, hyperbole, punctuation, onomatopoeia, laughter, tears,<br />an expression of art through words<br />
  2. 2. Although poems can take many forms, they do have some elements in common.<br />Figurative Language<br />Sound Devices<br />Mood<br />Rhythm<br />Style<br />
  3. 3. Figurative language includes similes, metaphors, personification, and hyperbole. <br /> Friendship by Emma Guest<br />A friend is like a flower,<br />a rose to be exact,<br />Or maybe like a brand new gate <br />That never come unlatched.<br />A friend is like an owl,<br />Both beautiful and wise.<br />Or perhaps a friend is like a ghost, <br />Whose spirit never dies.<br />A friend is like a heart that goes<br />Strong until the end.<br />Where would we be in this world<br />If we didn’t have a friend.<br />
  4. 4. Some sound devices used in poetry are alliteration and onomatopoeia.<br /> Poems by Mother Goose<br />Animals Daddy’s Gone A Hunting<br />Bow-wow, says the dog Bye, baby bunting<br />Mew, mew says the cat Daddy’s gone a-hunting<br />Grunt, grunt, goes the hog Gone to get a rabbit skin<br />And squeak goes the rat. To wrap baby bunting in.<br />Tu, whu, says the owl,<br />Quack, quack says the duck,<br />And what the cuckoo says you know.<br />
  5. 5. Mood refers to the feeling, spirit or tone of the poem.<br />My Book Report Is Due Today<br />My book report is due today.<br />I haven’t finished yet.<br />In fact, I haven’t started ,<br />which I’m coming to regret.<br />I haven’t even read the book.<br />I put it off so long.<br />I thought I’d have a lot of time.<br />It looks like I was wrong.<br />I’d ask my older brother<br />What this book is all about,<br />But he’s already left for school <br />and cannot help me out.<br />I’d hustle to the movie store<br />And rent the DVD,<br />But I don’t even have the time<br />To watch it on TV.<br />I guess I’ll have to fake it<br />And pretend I read the book.<br />Then write a bunch of nonsense<br />And assorted Gobblyedygook.<br />It’s either that, or do the thing<br />My conscience knows is right:<br />I’ll claim I’m sick and stay at home <br />and finish it tonight!<br />-Kenn Nesbitt<br />
  6. 6. Rhythm is the effect of certain patterns in repetition, timing, spacing, and accenting of words.<br /> A Limerick<br />There was a young man from Peru<br />Who found a large fly in his stew.<br />Said the waiter, “Don’t shout<br />And wave it about<br />Or the rest will be wanting one too!”<br />
  7. 7. Style is characterized by the type of poem such as free verse, rhyming couplets, limerick, haiku, acrostic, etc.<br /> Day<br /> Bright, sunny,<br /> Laughing, playing, doing,<br /> Up in the east, down in the west-<br /> Talking, resting, sleeping.<br /> Quiet, dark<br /> Night<br />
  8. 8. Writing an original poem gives you a chance to share your feelings and create pictures in the minds of readers with carefully chosen words. <br /> Winter Poem- by Nikki Giovanni<br /> once a snowflake fell<br /> on my brow and I loved<br /> it so much I kissed<br /> it and it was happy and called its cousins<br /> and brothers and a web<br /> of snow engulfed me then<br /> I reached to love them all<br /> and I squeezed them and they became<br /> a spring rain and I stood perfectly<br /> still and was a flower<br />
  9. 9. Winter<br />Winter has arrived<br />Trees are empty sticks<br />Waiting for the spring<br />
  10. 10. What is poetry?<br />