Presentation on theme: " to read poems by established Welsh authors to identify and make comparisons in our writing to understand term ‘iambic pentameter’ in poetry to."— Presentation transcript:
to read poems by established Welsh authors to identify and make comparisons in our writing to understand term ‘iambic pentameter’ in poetry to write poems using comparisons and ten syllable lines.
The Lake-Girl’s Song I’m the lake-king’s daughter And my element is water, But earth and air are joy And I love the farmer’s boy. So I’ll leave my blue sky ceiling For a roof of slate. I’ll leave my cold green room, My water-weed curtains, My bed of water-crowfeet, My blanket weed, For a cool white attic With a window of sky, A white lace curtain And a deep feathered-bed, Pillows of goose-down And a Welsh wool quilt. The farmer’s boy will love me, The sun shine above me. I’m the lake-king’s daughter from the cold grey water GILLIAN CLARKE
Under WaterAbove Ground Cold green roomCool white attic Blue sky ceiling
I’ll give my jewels for a set of beads My gorgeous palace for a hermitage My gay apparel for an almsman’s gown; My figured goblets for a dish of wood; My sceptre for a palmer’s walking staff; My subjects for a pair of carved saints; And a large kingdom… for a little grave A little,little grave…an obscure grave (Richard ii Act 3 Scene 3 line 146) Imagine changing your lifestyle and losing all kind of riches, or gaining them. Your change would involve a contrast, eg, an under sea home, football star’s lifestyle. Try writing some iambic pentameters (10 syllable line) in the style of Shakespeare. I’ll give……. for….. My…. for….. for… for..