Presentation on theme: "Poetic Styles Descriptive Poetry ◦ Notable for its vividness. ◦ -Uses descriptions that appeal to the _______ ◦ -Engages the imagination."— Presentation transcript:
Poetic Styles Descriptive Poetry ◦ Notable for its vividness. ◦ -Uses descriptions that appeal to the _______ ◦ -Engages the imagination
Poetic Styles Con’t Narrative Poetry ◦ Tells a ____________________ ◦ -Concerned with ________________________________
Poetic Styles Con’t Reflective Poetry ◦ Searches for deep _______________ and poses the questions of existence. ◦ -Contemplates life & what it means to be ___________ ◦ -Eg. Who am I? Is there an ultimate purpose to life? What is the nature of happiness?
Structure of Poetry Rhyme Schemes are described USING LETTERS that correspond to sets of rhymes. Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall, A Humpty Dumpty had a great fall; A All the king’s horses, and all the king’s men, B Couldn’t put Humpty together again. B The Rhyme Scheme for this poem is: ___________________
Structure of Poetry Meter – a.k.a. rhythm ◦ The pattern of beats or stresses ◦ Can be specific and consistent Iambic Pentameter ◦ Is a line of poetry with 5 iambic feet in a row. ◦ The MOST COMMON meter in English poetry
Types of Poetry Sonnet ◦ A fourteen line poem in iambic pentameter ◦ Its subject is traditionally that of ______. ◦ 2 Kinds: Petrarchan Italian, octave (8 lines) & sestet (6 lines) Rhyme scheme is ababcdcd then cdecde Shakesperian No octave/sestet structure Rhyme scheme is ababcdcdefefgg
Types of Poetry Con’t Villanelle ◦ Poem of ________ lines ◦ Has 5 stanzas, each of three lines, with a final one of four lines ◦ 1 st line of 1 st stanza is repeated as the last line of the 2 nd and 4 th stanzas ◦ 3 rd line of the 1 st stanza is repeated as the last line of the 3 rd and 5 th stanzas ◦ These 2 lines are the last 2 lines of the poem ◦ Rhyme scheme is ________
Types of Poetry Con’t Ballad ◦ A song-like poem that tells a story (_________) ◦ Four to Six line __________ ◦ Regular rhythm and rhyme schemes ◦ “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” by Oscar Wilde
Types of Poetry Con`t Concrete Poem ◦ A Poem whose form represents its subject or _____________. (Soda Pop)
Types of Poetry Con’t… Elegy ◦ A poem whose purpose is to express grief or sorrow for the dead. Often read at __________ VS. Eulogy (Not poetry) ◦ A plain language ________ whose purpose is to express sorrow or grief for the dead. Also read at funerals.
Types of Poetry Con`t Ode ◦ Poem written to celebrate an event, a person, a thing, a being, a power, an object etc. ◦ Horatian Odes: follow a regular stanza pattern and rhyme scheme ◦ Irregular Odes: No set stanza or rhyme scheme
Assignment Write your own Ode or Elegy ◦ It must be at least 12 lines ◦ Can be about anything or anyone ◦ Can be serious (tribute to someone you love/loved) ◦ It can be humorous (a tribute to something unusual) ◦ Due. Tuesday, November 22 nd