English 10 Poetry

Dramatic monologue
Poem in which imaginary character speaks to silent listener

Reference to well known person, event, place, literary work, or work of art.

Line in a poem.

A group of lines in a poem.

Voice of a poem.

Rebels against traditional poetry, used imagery as a poetic tool.

Descriptive words that create pictures in readers mind.

Writing that ridicules people, ideas, institutions, conventions, and other literary works.

Writer’s attitude toward subject, characters, or audience.

Lyrical wording

Rule #1 of Imagist Poetry
The image is most important.

Rule #2 of Imagist Poetry
Poetry should be short and to the point

Rule #3 of Imagist Poetry
Poetry should have meaning and emotion.

Rule #4 of Imagist Poetry
Poetry should be in modern language.

Rule #5 of Imagist Poetry
Poems can be about anything.

Example of an imagist poet
Ezra Pound, TS Elliot, William Carlos Williams and EE Cummings

Pastoral poetry
Poetry dealing with rural or natural settings.

Industrial poetry
Themed around industry and work. Usually post WWII. Tribute to working class.

Who wrote “the love song of J Alfred Prufrock”?
T.S. Eliot

Who wrote “In a Station of the Metro”?
Ezra Pound

Who wrote “The Red Wheelbarrow”?
William Carlos Williams

Who wrote “Anyone lived in a pretty how town”?
EE Cummings

Who wrote “Old Age Stick”?
EE Cummings

Who wrote “Stopping by the woods on a snowy evening”?
Robert Frost

Who wrote “Mending Wall”?
Robert Frost

Who wrote “Chicago”?
Carl Sandburg

Who wrote “The Road Not Taken”?
Robert Frost

Who wrote “Grass”?
Carl Sandburg