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									The Palindrome
  Monday, March 19, 2007
                  Poetry
• In you school career you will be asked to
  write and analyze many poems.
• Your English teacher will expect you to
  know what the different forms of poetry
  are
• Do not fear…Mr. Silverman is here to help
  you have a step up
• Today we will learn about a very
  interesting (not widely known) form of
  poetry…The Lanturne!!
             The Lanturne

• What is a Palindrome?

• The palindrome is a poem that reads the
 same backwards as forwards!
                   History
• The Palindrome has been around for centuries!
• The ancient Greeks used to inscribe on their
  fountains -




  we enter the circle after dark
  and are consumed by fire
    Palindrome Poem Example
• Life- imitates nature, always moving, traveling
  continuously. Falling leaves placed delicately;
  foliage touching the echoing waters, clarity
  removed - Reflections distorted through waves
  rippling; gracefully dancing mirrored images -
  reflect - images mirrored. Dancing gracefully,
  rippling waves through distorted reflections -
  removed clarity. Waters echoing the touching
  foliage; delicately placed leaves falling -
  continuously traveling, moving always, nature
  imitates life.
Palindrome Poem NAMES
 Nell, Edna, Leon, Nedra, Anita, Rolf,
  Nora, Alice, Carol, Leo, Jane, Reed,
  Dena, Dale, Basil, Rae, Penny, Lana,
  Dave, Denny, Lena, Ida, Bernadette,
   Ben, Ray, Lila, Nina, Jo, Ira, Mara,
    Sara, Mario, Jan, Ina, Lily, Arne,
   Bette, Dan, Reba, Diane, Lynn, Ed,
 Eva, Dana, Lynne, Pearl, Isabel, Ada,
    Ned, Dee, Rena, Joel, Lora, Cecil,
 Aaron, Flora, Tina, Arden, Noel, Ellen
Palindrome Poem Example
             Mornings
         fresh and clear
         makes sunrise
            spectacular
       with birds chirping
          - GLORIOUS -
       chirping birds with
       spectacular sunrise
              makes
         clear and fresh
             mornings.
                YOU TRY
• Can you come up with your own Palindrome?
• Give it your best shot.
The END

								
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