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Introduction To Poetry

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO POETRY<br />ZAK - SASER 2010<br />
  2. 2. What is poetry?<br /><ul><li> a genre that is very different from prose and drama.
  3. 3. is distinguished by moving us deeply.
  4. 4. an expression of a vision that is rendered in a form intelligible and pleasurable to others and so likely to arouse kindred emotions. </li></ul>ZAK - SASER 2010<br />
  5. 5. Uses words, pictures, to build sensory impressions and create images<br />Plays with the sounds of words and rhythms of phrases<br />Characteristics of a poem<br />Usually intended to be read aloud<br />Compresses ideas<br />Meant to reveal the poet’s feelings<br />Tells about ordinary events<br />May stir up readers’ feelings<br />ZAK - SASER 2010<br />
  6. 6. Limericks<br /><ul><li> short sometimes bawdy, humorous
  7. 7. five lines. Lines 1, 2, & 5 - 7 to 10 syllables and rhyme with one another.
  8. 8. Lines 3 & 4 - 5 to 7 syllables & also rhyme with each other.
  9. 9. ex:  </li></ul>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.<br /> <br />Types of poetry<br />Haiku<br /><ul><li> Japanese poem
  10. 10. three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables.
  11. 11. ex : </li></ul>Temple bells die out.<br />The fragrant blossoms remain.<br />A perfect evening!<br />ZAK - SASER 2010<br />
  12. 12. Cinquain<br /><ul><li> has five lines. Line 1 is one word (the title).
  13. 13. Line 2 -two words - describe the title.
  14. 14. L3 is three words that tell the action.
  15. 15. L 4 is four words that express the feeling.
  16. 16. L 5 is one word that recalls the title..</li></ul>Dinosaurs Lived once, Long ago, but Only dust and dream Remain<br /> <br />Types of poetry<br />ABC poem<br /><ul><li>has a series of lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling</li></ul>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<br />ZAK - SASER 2010<br />
  17. 17. Acrostic Poem<br /><ul><li> uses a word for its subject.
  18. 18. each line of the poem begins with a letter from the subject word. This type of poetry doesn't have to rhyme.</li></ul>Shaboneeis where I go<br />Computers, spirals, books, and more<br />Homework every night<br />On math, science, reading, and social studies<br />Our class does lots of fun projects<br />Learning never stops<br /> <br />Types of poetry<br />Concrete/Shape Poem<br /><ul><li>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 </li></ul>ZAK - SASER 2010<br />
  19. 19. Elements of Poetry<br />ZAK - SASER 2010<br />
  20. 20. THE END<br />ZAK - SASER 2010<br />