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1 Forms of Poetry Thirteen forms of poetry will be shared in this power point. Be sure to record all informationthat builds understanding of each poem’sdistinct characteristics.
2 The Free Verse poem has no particular form or rhyme scheme. FOOD FOR THOUGHTTraditionally, poems have a particular format and/ or rhyming pattern.The EXCEPTION:The Free Verse poem has no particular form or rhyme scheme.
3 Expresses author’s feelings The Sonnet:A fourteen-line poemExpresses author’s feelingsHas a particular end rhyme pattern (ABABCDCD…)Usually ends in a rhymed couplet (two lines with end rhyme)Shakespeare wrote over 100 sonnets.
4 Lyric PoemLyric Poem- a short poem in which a single speaker expresses personal thoughts and feelings.
5 It’s a lyric poem usually addressed to a particular person or thing. The Ode:It’s a lyric poem usually addressed to a particular person or thing.It generally deals with one main idea and can be written as a song of praise or to celebrate an experience, thing or a person.Ode to a Fountain Pen:“Oh beloved pen ofmidnight black ink,How I love to rollyou down my nose.”
6 A ballad is a songlike poem that tells a story, often a sad story of betrayal, death, or loss. Ballads usually have a regular, steady rhythm, a simple rhyme pattern, and a refrain, or a repeated part of a poem, all of which make them easy to memorize.Usually follows a-b-c-b rhyme scheme.Historically ballads were passed down orally from person to person rather than in writing.
7 Narrative Poem: Tells a story Elegy: A poem written for someone who has died, often a tribute. Most are written in formal writing and a serious tone.
8 Couplets: two rhyming lines of poetry that are consecutive. Haiku: consists of 17 unrhymed syllables, organized into three lines, and doesn’t rhyme:Line 1: 5 syllablesLine 2: 7 syllablesLine 3: 5 syllablesMost describe nature, a moment of beauty which keeps you thinking or feeling.
9 Limerick: an amusing verse of five lines: Lines 1, 2, and 5 rhyme and lines 3 and 4 rhyme.Line 5 refers to line 1Lines 3 and 4 are usually shorter than the other lines.The rhyming pattern is AABBAEX: There once was a musical kingWho suddenly started to sing.The birds of the skyAll started to flyRight over that talented king
10 Concrete Poem: a poem that creates a picture Acrostic poem: a poem that is vertical and spells out aword and usually describes that word.
11 An epic is a long narrative poem about the many deeds of a great hero. Closely connected to a particular culture. The hero of an epic embodies the important values of the society he comes from.Essentially, an epic is a long story about the quests of a hero.