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Text analysis “Nursery Rhyme” Approaching Literary Genres p. 40 Millennium
1.The story of this rhyme is simple. Can you re-phrase it in prose? FOCUS ON THE MEANING Jack is a little boy. He must be very agile and quick if he doesn’t want to burn his feet when he jumps over the candlestick. FOCUS ON THE RHYME 2.Much of the poem’s charm lies in its musicality. Highlight in green the rhyming words.
FOCUS ON THE RHYME Highlight in yellow the repeated sounds. Highlight in blue the repeated words
1.The story of this rhyme is simple. Can you re-phrase it in prose? FOCUS ON THE MEANING Humpty Dumpty was sitting on a wall, then he fell down and nobody was able to put him together again. FOCUS ON THE RHYME 2.Divide the rhyming words according to the number of syllables (monosyllabic or polysyllabic words.
FOCUS ON THE RHYME 3.Is the poem made up of rhyming couplets? Yes, it is 4.Find more rhymes (at least two) for the underlined words. FOCUS ON THE RHYME
5.Highlight in yellow one more example of rhyming words. 6.Is the poem only made up of rhyming couplets. Like Humpty Dumpy (text 4)? FOCUS ON THE RHYME 7.Describe the rhyme scheme of the poem (for example poem 4 was aa bb) No, it isn’t. The rhyme scheme of the poem is aabccb. 8.Find more rhymes (at least two) for the words underlined. Corner: mourner / burner; Pie: lie / die / dye / rye / try / buy; Plum: sum / mum / bum