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Different Types of Poetry Traditional poetry A Poetry Slam A Poet Laurate Famous Children's Poetry audio Famous Children's Poetryaudio making a poem
Types of Poetry lyric poetry: expresses vivid thought and feeling narrative poetry: tells a story dramatic poetry: uses techniques of drama, such as speaker and conflict, to tell a story
Poetic Devices musical devices: devices that give a poem a melodious quality alliteration: repetition of initial consonant sounds ex: Terrible truths terrified Terrance Alphabet Aerobics Onomatopoeia: a word that imitates the sound(s) it represents ex: buzz, smack, wham, crash, sizzle onomoatopeia link
devices continued Assonance: repetition of a vowel sound Ex: ignorance is disguised within insult And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride. -- Edgar Allan Poe, "Annabel Lee"
Consonance: the repetition of consonant sounds Ex: haggard ragged hog Whose woods these are I think I know. His house is in the village though; He will not see me stopping here To watch his woods fill up with snow. -- Robert Frost, "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening"
Meter Meter: the rhythmical pattern of a poem, determined by the number and types of stresses or beats, in each line. – I wand ered lon ely as a cloud. most common is iambic pentameter (unstressed, stressed) All TYPES of different meters
Repetition: the use of any element of language – a sound, word, phrase, clause, or sentence – more than once Ex: I'm nobody ! Who are you ? Are you nobody too ? Then there's a pair of us-don't tell! They'd banish us you know. - Emily Dickinson “I'm nobody! Who are You?”
rhyme: the repetition of sounds at the ends of words Ex: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could. - Robert Frost “The Road Not Taken”
Rhyme Scheme rhyme scheme: a regular pattern of rhyming words that appear at the ends of lines in a poem I wandered lonely as a cloud(A) That floats on high o’er vales and hills,(B) What all at once I saw a crowd,(A) A host, of golden daffodils;(B) Beside the lake, beneath the trees,(C) Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.(C) -- William Wordsworth “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud”
Figurative Language figurative language: devices that give creative and unexpected comparisons and descriptions Simile: a comparison using “like” or “as” Ex: Her eyes are like diamonds. Metaphor: a direct comparison of two things. Ex: Robert is a tank. Personification: gives human characteristics to non- human things. Ex: The wind whispered through the trees.
Imagery: very descriptive language that creates detailed images in a reader’s mind. Ex: The apparition of these faces in the crowd; Petals on a wet, black bough. -- Ezra Pound "In a Station of the Metro” Symbol: an object that represents something else. Ex: the color black- death, sadness, depression, etc.