Kinds of Children's Literature - 401E


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Kinds of Children's Literature - 401E

  1. 1. Kinds of Children Literature – Eng29-401E Mr. Barrientos Tan, Denise Margarette P. & Mamato, Jenny Y. Literature is a faithful reproduction of life. (Bantados, W.) POETRY – came from a a Greek word “poiesis” meaning making. Has an imagery, rhymes, sounds and rich in figurative language. Elements of Poetry  Persona – speaker in the poem.  Theme – insights revealed by poem.  Stanza  Rhyme – sound at the end of the words. End Rhyme Internal Rhyme – eg. Jingle jungle in a poem.  Rhythm – pattern of beats between the stress and unstress syllables.  Rhyme Scheme Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me (a) I’m not sleepy and there is no place I’m going to (b) Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me (a) In the jingle jangle morning I’ll come followin’ you (b) Types & Forms of Poetry Lyric Poetry  Sonnet – compose of 14 lines with formal pattern of rhyme. 1. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. 2. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height 3. My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight 4. For the ends of being and ideal grace. 5. I love thee to the level of every day’s 6. Most quiet need, by sun and candle-light. 7. I love thee freely, as men strive for right; 8. I love thee purely, as they turn from praise. 9. I love thee with the passion put to use 10. In my old griefs, and with my childhood’s faith. 11. I love thee with a love I seemed to lose 12. With my lost saints. I love thee with the breath, 13. Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose, 14. I shall but love thee better after death.  Elegy – the theme is death that expreses mourning for the dead.  Songs – poem that accompanied by instrumental music.  Psalms – a song praising God an Virgin Mary, contains also philosophy of life. Psalms 23:1-3 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Narrative Poetry – contains the same elements of short story.  Epic – narrative poetry tells about heroines including gods/goddesses. Dramatic Poetry – focuses on Character rather than narrative.
  2. 2. Kinds of Children Literature – Eng29-401E Mr. Barrientos Tan, Denise Margarette P. & Mamato, Jenny Y. Annabel Lee The angels, not half so happy in Heaven, Went envying her and me— Yes!—that was the reason (as all men know, In this kingdom by the sea) That the wind came out of the cloud by night, Chilling and killing my Annabel Lee. But our love it was stronger by far than the love Of those who were older than we— Of many far wiser than we— And neither the angels in Heaven above Nor the demons down under the sea Can ever dissever my soul from the soul Of the beautiful Annabel Lee; Haiku – Japanese form of poetr contains the 5, 7, 5 pattern of syllables. Bayang magiliw (5) Perlas ng Silanganan, (7) Alab ng puso, (5) PROSE- came from a Latin word “prosa” meaning straightforward. An ordinary form of written language. Fiction – an imaginative event that base from experience (added with invented characters/events) or imagination of a fiction writer,  Folk tales - Tales of Magic – A.k.a fairy tales, the characters are came from upper class of society. - Romance – story of lovers who were separated but because of magic, they were reunited again. - Realistic Tales – may happen in real life, no magic is involved.  Fables – the characters are animals who behave like humans.  Parable – stories are based from biblical events.  Legends – regarded as historical but not verifiable.  Myths- traditional story that unfold part of the world view of a people.  Short Story – brief work of fiction. Non-Fiction – a story based on real facts.  Biography – detail description of person’s life..  Autobiography – written account of the life of a person written by that person.  Diary – day to day personal record.  Journal – day-to-day record but expected to be read by other people.  Essays – long piece of writing.  Letters – a written message .