“Art ex ists that one   ma  y recover the  sensati on of life; itexists to m ake one feel        things...”     V. Shklovsky
THEELEMENTS    AT  WORK
SOUND
Gaal o s u n g eAen E x c e r p t )C r     bA ( l sThe battering restlessness of the seaInsists a tidal fury upon the beac...
onomA device in which the sound of a word imitates the sound of the object to which it refersatopoeia
thereu m m i nso many tictoc (An Excerpt)e.e. c       are g sthere are so many tictocclocks everywhere telling peoplewhat ...
Then Lochness Monster SongEdwi MorganSssnnnwhuffffll?Hnwhuffl hhnnwfl hnfl hfl?Gdroblboblhobngbl gbl gl g g g g glbgl.Drub...
Figures ofspeech
siA figure of speech in which two things, alike in some way,   are imaginatively compared.mile
I aLikeNFor dYou to be Still (An Excerpt)P blo eru aI like for you to be still: it is as though you were absent,and you he...
Me A figure of speech that imaginatively identifies one     thing with another.taphor
Variations on the Word Sleep(An Excerpt)Mar garet AtwoodI would like to be the airthat inhabits you for a momentonly. I wo...
PErso A figure of speech in which  something is given human  form, character or traits.nification
On Death, without Exaggeration(An Excerpt)Wislawa Szymor skaIt cant take a joke,find a star, make a bridge.It knows nothin...
On Death, without Exaggeration(An Excerpt)Wislawa Szymor skaIt cant even get the things donethat are part of its trade:dig...
imaThe elements in a literary   work used to evoke mental images, not only of the visualgesense, but of sensation and     ...
The Red WheelbarrowWilliam Carlos Williamsso much dependsupona red wheelbarrowglazed with rainwaterbeside the whitechicken...
Whose face do I behold mirroredYva tan LaggiWhose face do I behold mirroredupon the warm water I am about to drink?I dare ...
The Emperor’s New SonnetJose Garcia Villa              imagery
dict The style of speaking and writing as reflected in the choice and use of words.ion
Tonight I Can Write (An Excerpt)Pablo NerudaTonight I can write the saddest lines.Write, for example, "The night is starry...
Kaya kong magbitiw ng bitter words(An Excerpt)Mark AngelesKaya kong magbitiw ng bitter words ngayong gabi.Mag-scribble-skr...
toA persona’s attitude or point ofview towards his/her subject.ne
Forms of Love (An Excerpt)Kim AddonizioI love you more than Ive ever loved anyone, except for this oneguy.I love you when ...
mood
Seaside Improvisation(An Excerpt)R i c h a r d S i ke nI take off my hands and I give them to you but you don’t    want th...
synThe arrangement of wordsinto phrases, clauses, and        sentences.tax
From, peaches, are, polar, bears, made.Jose Garcia VillaFrom, peaches, are, polar, bears, made.From, bears, apples, from, ...
fo  The details within thecomposition of the text or its  structural characteristics.rm
Form
Soundfigures of speechimagerydiction Review the ElementstoneMoodsyntaxform
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Elements of Poetry at Work

  1. 1. “Art ex ists that one ma y recover the sensati on of life; itexists to m ake one feel things...” V. Shklovsky
  2. 2. THEELEMENTS AT WORK
  3. 3. SOUND
  4. 4. Gaal o s u n g eAen E x c e r p t )C r bA ( l sThe battering restlessness of the seaInsists a tidal fury upon the beachAt gabu and its pure consistencyHavocs the wasteland hard within its reach. SOUND
  5. 5. onomA device in which the sound of a word imitates the sound of the object to which it refersatopoeia
  6. 6. thereu m m i nso many tictoc (An Excerpt)e.e. c are g sthere are so many tictocclocks everywhere telling peoplewhat toctic time it is fortictic instance five toc minutes tocpast six tic SOUND
  7. 7. Then Lochness Monster SongEdwi MorganSssnnnwhuffffll?Hnwhuffl hhnnwfl hnfl hfl?Gdroblboblhobngbl gbl gl g g g g glbgl.Drublhaflablhaflubhafgabhaflhafl fl fl -gm grawwwww grf grawf awfgm graw gm.Hovoplodok - doplodovok - plovodokot - doplodokosh?Splgraw fok fok splgrafhatchgabrlgabrl fok splfok!Zgra kra gka fok!Grof grawff gahf?Gombl mbl bl -blm plm,blm plm,blm plm,blp. SOUND
  8. 8. Figures ofspeech
  9. 9. siA figure of speech in which two things, alike in some way, are imaginatively compared.mile
  10. 10. I aLikeNFor dYou to be Still (An Excerpt)P blo eru aI like for you to be still: it is as though you were absent,and you hear me from far away and my voice does not touch you.It seems as though your eyes had flown awayand it seems that a kiss had sealed your mouth.As all things are filled with my soulyou emerge from the things, filled with my soul.You are like my soul, a butterfly of dream,and you are like the word Melancholy. Simile
  11. 11. Me A figure of speech that imaginatively identifies one thing with another.taphor
  12. 12. Variations on the Word Sleep(An Excerpt)Mar garet AtwoodI would like to be the airthat inhabits you for a momentonly. I would like to be that unnoticed& that necessary. metaphor
  13. 13. PErso A figure of speech in which something is given human form, character or traits.nification
  14. 14. On Death, without Exaggeration(An Excerpt)Wislawa Szymor skaIt cant take a joke,find a star, make a bridge.It knows nothing about weaving, mining, farming,building ships, or baking cakes.In our planning for tomorrow,it has the final word,which is always beside the point. personification
  15. 15. On Death, without Exaggeration(An Excerpt)Wislawa Szymor skaIt cant even get the things donethat are part of its trade:dig a grave,make a coffin,clean up after itself.Preoccupied with killing,it does the job awkwardly,without system or skill. personificationAs though each of us were its first kill.
  16. 16. imaThe elements in a literary work used to evoke mental images, not only of the visualgesense, but of sensation and emotion as well.ry
  17. 17. The Red WheelbarrowWilliam Carlos Williamsso much dependsupona red wheelbarrowglazed with rainwaterbeside the whitechickens. imagery
  18. 18. Whose face do I behold mirroredYva tan LaggiWhose face do I behold mirroredupon the warm water I am about to drink?I dare not drink that the vision I may prolong!If I die, bury me notat the cross of San Felix: bury meunder your fingernails, that I maybe eaten along with every food you eat; that I     maybe drunk along with every cup imageryof water you drink.
  19. 19. The Emperor’s New SonnetJose Garcia Villa imagery
  20. 20. dict The style of speaking and writing as reflected in the choice and use of words.ion
  21. 21. Tonight I Can Write (An Excerpt)Pablo NerudaTonight I can write the saddest lines.Write, for example, "The night is starryand the stars are blue and shiver in the distance."The night wind revolves in the sky and sings.Tonight I can write the saddest lines.I loved her, and sometimes she loved me too. diction
  22. 22. Kaya kong magbitiw ng bitter words(An Excerpt)Mark AngelesKaya kong magbitiw ng bitter words ngayong gabi.Mag-scribble-skribulan halimbawa: "Ang gabi ay pilantodat nangangalantutay, bugbog-sarado, ang mga bituin sa malayo."Paroot parito ang hangin at ngumangawang parang baka.Kaya kong magbitiw ng bitter words ngayon gabi.Labs ko sya, at minsan daw labs nya rin ako. diction
  23. 23. toA persona’s attitude or point ofview towards his/her subject.ne
  24. 24. Forms of Love (An Excerpt)Kim AddonizioI love you more than Ive ever loved anyone, except for this oneguy.I love you when youre not getting drunk and stupid.I love how you get me.I love your pain, its so competitive.I love how emotionally unavailable you are.I love you like Im a strange backyard and youre running from thecops, looking for a place to stash your gun.I love your hair.I love you but Im just not that into you.I love you secretly. tone
  25. 25. mood
  26. 26. Seaside Improvisation(An Excerpt)R i c h a r d S i ke nI take off my hands and I give them to you but you don’t    want them, so I take them back  and put them on the wrong way, the wrong wrists. The yard is dark,the tomatoes are next to the whitewashed wall,    the book on the table is about Spain,      the windows are painted shut. mood
  27. 27. synThe arrangement of wordsinto phrases, clauses, and sentences.tax
  28. 28. From, peaches, are, polar, bears, made.Jose Garcia VillaFrom, peaches, are, polar, bears, made.From, bears, apples, from, pears, pearls,As, from, love, truth, mercy, and, fire,And, from, fire, birds, peace,And, the, cool,Twin, breasts, of, Eve.From, bees, are, daisies, and, airplanes, made!From, tulips, lips, from, sunlight, sun,As, from, man, truth, mercy, and, light,And, from, light, death, joy,And, the, three,Heroic, hands, of, love. syntax
  29. 29. fo The details within thecomposition of the text or its structural characteristics.rm
  30. 30. Form
  31. 31. Soundfigures of speechimagerydiction Review the ElementstoneMoodsyntaxform

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