2 Poetry Videos Rudy Francisco – “Love Poem Medley” Jonathan Reed – “The Lost Generation” (Palindrome)Maya Angelou – “Still I Rise”
3 Figurative Language Figurative Language Language that can not be taken literally; words or phases that describe one thing in terms of another.
4 Figurative Language Simile Metaphor A comparison of two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”Example: She is like a rose.MetaphorA comparison of two unlike things without using like or as.She is a rose.
5 Figurative Language Personification Hyperbole Giving human qualities to something that is not humanExample: They say the house died.HyperboleAn exaggeration done for effectExample: My teacher gave me a million pages to read for homework!
6 Types of poems Lyric Poetry Free Verse Poems that express an author’s thoughts and feelings; they do not tell a story.Example: “The Way It Is”Free VersePoetry that does not have regular rhythm or rhyme schemeExample: “Medicine”
7 Types of PoemsOdeA long, elaborate poem dealing with a serious subject and treating it reverently **written or dedicated to a specific subject**Example: “Ode to Autumn”
8 Types of Poems Sonnet A 14 line poem written in iambic pentameter that has a rhyme SchemeExample: Sonnet 18
9 Types of poems Elegy Ballad Poem that laments the death of a person; sad and thoughtfulBalladA poem that tells a story; usually very long; imitating folk balladsExample: Ballad of Birmingham
10 Sound Devices Rhyme Scheme The pattern of rhymes used in a poem; usually marked by letters to correspond to the rhyme.Little Bo Peep AHas lost her sheep AAnd she doesn’t know where to find them B
11 Sound Devices Rhythm Meter The ordered or free occurrences of sound in poetry.MeterA unit of rhythm in poetry; the pattern of the beats.Example: Iambic Pentameter
12 Sound Devices Alliteration Assonance Repetition of initial sounds of words in a rowExample: Peter piper picked a peck of pickled peppersAssonanceA similarity of vowel sounds inside of words in a line of poetryExample: We went on a wild ride.
13 Sound Devices Consonance Onomatopoeia Repetition of internal or ending consonant sounds of words close togetherExample: The locket was in the thick mud, and I had to pick it out.OnomatopoeiaWords that sounds like sounds.Example: bang, honk, drip
14 Sound Devices Repetition Approximate/ Slant Rhyme The repeating of a word or a phrase of a poem to create a sense of rhythmExample: “His laugh, his smile, his eyes, his sparkle”Approximate/ Slant RhymeNot a perfect rhyme.Example: “Near” and “Bear”
15 Sound Devices Couplet Two lines of poetry that have an end rhyme. Example: Did my heart love till now? Forswear it, sight.For I ne’er saw true beauty till this night.
16 Other Speaker Stanza The narrator in a poem Divisions of a poem; paragraphs of a poem
17 Other Tone Imagery The speaker’s attitude towards a subject. Language that appeals to the senses; paints a picture in the reader’s mindExample: One bite of the sour lemon caused my lips to pucker.