Presentation on theme: "As The Cat By William Carlos Williams PowerPoint by, Joanie Murphy, Stephanie Dellavia, Jake Ducey, Brad Harris, and Jack Thompson."— Presentation transcript:
As The Cat By William Carlos Williams PowerPoint by, Joanie Murphy, Stephanie Dellavia, Jake Ducey, Brad Harris, and Jack Thompson
History Of William Carlos Williams - He was born September 17, 1883 in Rutherford NJ. - As The Cat was published/written in 1934. - Before writing poetry, William was a doctor for most of his life. - He died March 4, 1963
The Poem As the cat climbed over the top of the jamcloset first the right forefoot carefully then the hind stepped down into the pit of the empty flowerpot
The Meaning Look deeply into what you’re doing before you do it.
The Tone/Mood of the Poem The tone of the poem is cautious but the mood is inspiring.
What is the form, and the rhythm of the poem? The form of the poem is in Stanzas. It doesn’t rhyme and it has no rhythm. It also is in free verse. You can read the poem like it’s a sentence.
The Theme Decision Making - Look at what your doing before your making a decision. -Look before you leap -One step at a time -Jordin SparksJordin Sparks