What is poetry?
Poetry is the best words in the best order
What does poetry usually, but not always, contain?
What parts are always in a poem?
Rhythm(beat), author’s feelings, arranged in a formation or pattern
What is the main purpose of poetry?
It is a sharing of images and ideas.
What are the ways to appreciate poetry?
1.) Ask questions, 2.) Clarify meanings(symbols), listen for music, 3.) Summarize(What happened), 4.)Paraphrase(put into own words), 5.) Respond to it.
a line of poetry or poetry itself
writing that is not poetry
paragraphs or divided sections of a poem.(lines relate)
repetition of lines, phrases or stanzas at regular intervals
strict rhyme pattern, iambic-metrical pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
feeling of the words(sad, happy,silly)
the message of the poem.
words with the same ending sounds
approximate rhyme, not an exact rhyme
pattern of end rhymes in lines of poetry(like a limerick…aabba)
language that appeals to 5 senses
comparison between 2 unlike things using “like” or “as”
comparison between 2 unlike things NOT using “like” or “as”.
bringing something to life by giving it human abilities or traits
repetition of the beginning sounds of a word in a line of verse
letters put together to represent a sound
extreme exaggeration to make a point
repetition of vowel sounds that are close together in a line of verse
repeated words or phrases for emphasis or effect.
long, dramatic poem that focuses on 1 incident(usually sung)
What is the formation pattern of a ballad?
4 lines/1 stanza with 1 pair of rhymes in lines 2 & 4
Words of the poem are arranged in a shape that represents or symbolizes the subject of the poem.
2 lines of verse that rhymes
comparison between 2 unlike things that goes on for several lines or pages
poems that do not rhyme
What do free verse poems depend on?
Rhythm and cadence
Japanese poetry with exactly 17 syllables that describes one thing in nature.
How are the Haiku syllables arranged?
3-lined pattern(5,7,5). Words have strong imagery
light ,humorous, 5 lined poem
Which lines of a limerick rhyme
Lines 1, 2, & 5. Lines 3 rhyme with line 4.
What is the rhyme scheme of a limerick
ancient greek word “lyre”, which was a small muscial harp used to accompany the singing of the lyrics.
What is special about lyric poems?
Poems are melodic or musical songs
What are some examples of lyric poetry
Songs, sonnets, odes, hymns
tells a story and is usually quite long
14 line poem with 1 theme, like love , hate, death, broken hearts…etc.