2 Allusion:A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of artBallad:A song-like poem that tells a story3. Blank Verse:Poetry written in unrhymed, ten-syllable lines
3 4. Concrete Poem:A poem with a shape that suggests its subjectFree Verse:Poetry not written in a regular rhythmical pattern or meter6. Haiku:A three-lined Japanese verse
4 7. Image:A word or phrase that appeals to one or more of the five senses8. Lyric Poem:Highly musical verse that expresses the observations and feelings of a single speaker
5 9. Mood: 10. Narrative Poem: 12. Repetition: The feeling created in the reader by a literary work10. Narrative Poem:A story told in verse11. Refrain:A regularly repeated line or group of lines in a poem12. Repetition:The use, more than once, of any element of language
6 A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem Refrain:A regularly repeated line or group of lines in a poemRepetition:The use, more than once, of any element of languageRhyme:Repetition of sounds at the end of wordsRhyme Scheme:A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
7 Rhythm:Pattern of beats or stresses in spoken or written languageStanza:A formal division of lines in a poem considered as a unit
9 Humor Humor in poetry can arise from a number of sources: SurpriseExaggerationBringing together of unrelated thingsMost funny poems have two things in common:RhythmRhyme
10 Rhythm & Rhyme “The Porcupine” By Ogden Nash Using more spirited language makes humorous situations even more humorous“The Porcupine”By Ogden NashAny hound a porcupine nudgesCan’t be blamed for harboring grudges.I know one hound that laughed all winterAt a porcupine that sat on a splinter.
11 If you take away the rhythm and rhyme, the humor vanishes. Any hound that touches a porcupine Can’t be blamed for holding a grudge I know one hound that laughed all winter long At a porcupine that sat on a piece of wood
12 Limericks A limerick is a poem of five lines The first, second, and fifth lines have three rhythmic beats and rhyme with one another.The third and fourth lines have two beats and rhyme with one another.They are always light-hearted, humorous poems.
13 Limericks There once was a man with no hair. He gave everyone quite a scare.He got some Rogaine,Grew out a mane,And now he resembles a bear!
14 Limerick About a Bee I wish that my room had a floor, I don’t care so much for a door.But this walking aroundWithout touching the groundIs getting to be quite a bore.
15 Another Limerick There once was a very small mouse Who lived in a very small house,The ocean’s sprayWashed it away,All that was left was her blouse!
16 You will create a limerick similar to this one… There once was a man from Beijing. All his life he hoped to be King. So he put on a crown, Which quickly fell down. That small silly man from Beijing.
17 Fill in the blanks and create your own Limerick. There once was a _____ from _____. All the while she/he hoped ________. So she/he ____________________, And ________________________, That _________ from ___________.
18 Mrs. Evans’ Limerick:There once was a man from Japan. All the while he hoped for a tan. So he lay on the beach, And ate a ripe peach, That came from a Georgia van.