Presentation on theme: "TYPES OF POETRY Are about…"— Presentation transcript:
1 TYPES OF POETRYAre about…different methods of expressing personal feelings and opinions in writing.
2 LYRIC POETRYa poem that expresses the feelings or thoughts of a speaker rather than telling a storyEx) “The Courage That My Mother Had” by Edna St. Vincent MillayEx) “Point of View” by Shel Silverstein
3 NARRATIVE POETRY a poem that tells a story Ex) “Paul Revere’s Ride” by Henry Wadsworth LongfellowEx) “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
4 EPIC POETRYa long narrative poem that tells the deeds of a heroic characterEx) Homer’s Iliad and OdysseyEx) Beowulf [English]Ex) John Milton’s Paradise Lost [English]Ex) The Song of Roland [French]Ex) The Song of Hiawatha [American]
5 BALLAD a song or poem that tells a story of tragedy or adventure regular rhythm and rhymerepetitionEx) “The Cremation of Sam McGee” by Robert W. Service
6 FREE VERSE poetry without a regular meter or rhyme scheme tries to capture natural rhythms of ordinary conversationsEx) “Legacy II” by Leroy V. QuintanaEx) “Grandpa” by Shandin Pete
7 HAIKU focus on nature 17 syllables in 3 lines 5, 7, and 5Ex) The young artist takes pains to paint a masterpiece: a smiling pumpkin
8 CINQUAIN from Latin for “five” creates a powerful image or feeling 22 syllables in 5 lines2, 4, 6, 8, and 2Ex) Snowflakes dance in the square of light from a window as a man sits, quiet and still, and waits.
9 LIMERICKS short humorous poem 5 lines rhyme scheme: aabba Ex) There once was a poodle named Rose Who liked to dance on her toes. She twirled and she spun, Had barrels of fun, Until she fell on her nose. ~Emma Janeczko
10 CONCRETE POETRYa poem shaped in a way that visually represents its subject Example)~Maureen W. Armour
12 So what? What is important to understand about this? Alabama Course of Study ELA Standard #27 Express personal feelings, opinions, and information in formal and informal situations.Alabama Course of Study ELA Reading Addendum Standard #3 Distinguish among the sub-categories of poetry based on their characteristics.