Poetry Notes - Download as PowerPoint by GOQ4Yt

VIEWS: 0 PAGES: 20

									 Poetry Notes
    Types of Poetry
And More Poetic Devices
• What is the speaker’s relationship like with
  his father? What feelings does he reveal
  by the end?

• Do you relate to the poem/theme?
  Explain.
              METER:
• A POEM’S RHYTHMICAL PATTERN.



*This pattern is determined by the number
 and types of stresses in each line.
                 Refrain
• Whole lines or stanzas repeated at regular
  intervals
              RHYTHM
• PATTERN OF BEATS OR STRESSES IN
  SPOKEN OR WRITTEN LANGUAGE


• **Some poems have a very specific
  pattern or meter, whereas prose and
  free verse use the natural rhythms of
  everyday speech.
              RHYME:
• THE REPETITION OF SOUNDS AT THE
  ENDS OF WORDS

• EX: Blue Shoe
                  Ballad
• A song or song-like poem that tells a story

• A folk Ballad, such as “Bonny Barbara
  Allen,” has been passed down orally from
  generation to generation, often tells tales
  of domestic violence that ends tragically.
          LYRIC POETRY:
• A short poem that expresses strong
  feelings.

• LYRIC POEMS HAVE A MUSICAL
  QUALITY ACHIEVED THROUGH
  RHYTHM AND SUCH OTHER DEVICES
  AS ALLITERATION AND RHYME.

• ** “The Guitar”
        FREE VERSE:
• POETRY THAT IS FREE OF RULES
  CONCERNING RHYTHMICAL PATTERN
  OR METER
          VILLANELLE
• A LYRIC POEM WRITTEN IN THREE-
  LINE STANZAS, ENDING WITH A FOUR-
  LINE STANZA. IT HAS TWO REFRAIN
  LINES (repeated) THAT APPEAR
  INITIALLY IN THE FIRST AND THIRD
  LINES OF THE FIRST STANZA; THEN
  APPEAR ALTERNATELY AS THE THIRD
  LINE OF SUBSEQUENT STANZAS, AND
  FINALLY AS THE LAST TWO LINES OF
  THE POEM. (“Do not Go Gently”)
• What lines repeat throughout the poem?
• What is it that the speaker is pleading with
  his father to fight? (literally)

• Can you relate to this poem in regards to
  an experience with a family member or
  friend? Explain.
     IAMBIC PENTAMETER:
• FIVE METRICAL FEET OF
  UNSTRESSED FOLLOWED BY
  STRESSED SYLLABLES.

• EX: Shăll í cŏmpáre thĕe tό ă súmmĕr’s dáy?
Refrain- Line that repeats

Quatrain- 4-line stanza

Couplet- 2-line Stanza
              SONNET
• A FOURTEEN-LINE LYRIC POEM, USUALLY
  WRITTEN IN RHYMED IAMBIC PENTAMETER.

• THE ENGLISH OR SHAKESPERIAN SONNET
  CONSISTS OF THREE QUATRAINS (FOUR-
  LINE STANZAS) AND A COUPLET (TWO LINE
  STANZA), USUALLY RHYMING ABAB CDCD
  EFEF GG
                 HAIKU
• JAPANESE POETRY COMPRISED OF
  THREE LINES. The first and third lines
  have five syllables. The second line has
  seven syllables.

• HAIKU SEEKS TO CONVEY A SINGLE
  VIVID EMOTION (like a snapshot)
            TANKA
• CONSISTS OF FIVE UNRHYMED LINES
  WITH A PATTERN OF FIVE, SEVEN,
  FIVE, SEVEN, SEVEN SYLLABLES.
           Dramatic Poetry
• Poetry that uses the techniques of drama.
• A verse that presents the speech of one or
  more characters. It usually involves many
  narrative elements such as setting,
  conflict, and plot.
    Rd: “Is My Team Plowing”


• What is happening in this poem?
• Who is the speaker?
• Is this an example of Dramatic Poetry?
  Explain
           Narrative Poetry
• A poem that tells a story.

• “The Mill”
• “Stoppoing by Woods on a Snowy
  Evening”
• Rd: “The Mill”

• What is happening in this poem?
• Who is the speaker?
• Is this Dramatic or Narrative Poetry?
  Explain.

								
To top