Presentation on theme: "Poetry From Other Cultures L:O – To develop our understanding of the poet’s feelings."— Presentation transcript:
Poetry From Other Cultures L:O – To develop our understanding of the poet’s feelings
By the end of today’s lesson I will…… C - Be able to understand the poet feelings B - Be able to write about the poets feelings A - Be able to empathise with the poet. Search For My Tongue Unrelated Incidents
Now read the two poems ‘Unrelated Incidents’ and ‘Search for my tongue’ and create a visual representation of each poem.
How does this poem work on the page and when read aloud? Do we need both to see it and hear it to get a full understanding? How does the poem challenge social attitudes and prejudices about language? How does the poet explore the relationship between accent, public speaking and truth? What is the point of the last two words in the poem? U NRELATED I NCIDENTS
What is the effect of using Gujarati script and an English transliteration in the poem? How does the poem present the argument that our speech and ourselves are intimately connected? Do people not have to search for their own tongue - or authentic voice - even if they have not had to move from one language to another? What does the last sentence of the poem mean? S EARCH F OR M Y T ONGUE
Poetry From Other Cultures Have you achieved your target?