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GET OUT YOUR LYRIC POEM EXAMPLE… If you were absent OR didn’t bring one, please find any lyric poem on the internet RIGHT NOW and copy it down on a separate sheet of paper… mark absent at the top.
LYRIC POEM ACTIVITY 1.Identify if there is a rhyming scheme for your lyric poem. Is there a line, phrase, or word that is repeated? 2.What is the topic of the poem? What is the overall mood created by the poem? 3.Does the poem seem personal and/or emotional? 4.How many lines is the poem you chose? 5.What made you select this poem for today?
LYRIC POEM ACTIVITY Now switch poems with a partner… read the entire poem and answer the same questions from the previous slide based on your peer’s poem.
LYRIC POETRY Originated by the Greeks Lyric Age: lyric poems were different than the epic poetry the population was used to. This was the 1 st time in history that poets told us their name and sang of their loves, hates, triumphs and failures. Up to this point, the poetry was all about heroic deeds of warriors and gods.
LYRIC POETRY Lyric poem: poetry that focuses on expressing private emotions or thoughts Sonnets and Ballads are also examples of lyric poetry Elements that make up a lyric poem: customarily accompanied by music brief intensely passionate emotional down-to-earth
RHYME SCHEMES There are a variety of “rhyming schemes” for lyric poetry… Some examples: 1 st & 2 nd and 3 rd & 4 th each stanza rhyme 2 nd and 4 th lines of each stanza rhyme repeat a phrase or line throughout the stanzas ie. Starting with each line with the same phrase or ending each verse with the same line use a “chorus” of 2-4 lines in between stanzas
LYRIC POEM ACTIVITY CONT’D Now, go back and look at your book and your responses, do you think that the poem you chose is a “typical” example of a lyric poem?
ASSIGNMENT: Writing your own lyric poem- Topic Choices: LoveHateTriumphFailure Requirements: 2-4 verses, 1 chorus repeated Rhyme Scheme: use one of the examples mentioned before At least ONE piece of figurative language (simile, metaphor, hyperbole, symbol, OR allusion) Rough draft: Handwritten or typed due Thursday, 12/4 ( quiz ) Final draft: Typed, titled and included in portfolio due by end of class Friday, 12/5 ( assessment )