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1 Another Look at Poetry

2 Same Song By Pat Mora Page 659 Author’s Background Imagery Find appeals to all 5 senses Allusion To what fairy tale does the poem allude? Explain. Tone Find diction that sets the attitude

3 The Summer I Was Sixteen By Geraldine Connolly Page 679 Author’s Background Imagery Find appeals to all 5 senses Allusion How do the allusions provide context for the poem? Tone Find diction that sets the attitude

4 Obedience, or The Lying Tale By Jennifer Chang Page 680 Author’s Background Imagery Find appeals to all 5 senses Allusion How many allusions can you identify? Explain. Tone Find diction that sets the attitude

5 Ode to My Socks By Pablo Neruda Page 674 Author’s Background Ode Long lyric Serious subject Dignified style Metaphor/Simile Find examples from the poem Sensory Language Create your own sentence or two describing an item of clothing Use minimal words Choose carefully your images

6 The Legend By Garrett Hongo Page 668 Author’s Background Evolution of a poem Elegy Poem of mourning Melancholy in tone Allusion The Weaver Maid and the Herd Boy Structure Look at how the words are placed on the page Where are the shifts?

7 Miss Rosie By Lucille Clifton Page 712 Author’s Background Thematic elements Idiom An expression not to be taken literally Figures of Speech Find as many examples as you can How do the figures of speech contribute to the meaning of the poem?

8 Ballad of the Landlord By Langston Hughes Page 724 Author’s Background Contemporary Ballad Tells a story Current topic What is the historical context of this poem? Where does the shift in speaker occur?

9 The Flying Cat By Naomi Shihab Nye Page 730 Author’s Background Free Verse Not without structure: long and short sentences, parallelism, precise syntax Speaker Diction Find the words that evoke emotion

10 We Real Cool By Gwendolyn Brooks Page741 Author’s Background Historical Context What words establish the context of the poem? Sounds Types of rhyme Alliteration Onomatopoeia Theme


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