Presentation on theme: "Notes. 1. There are two types of poems: Narrative and lyric poems. Narrative poem- tells a story using plot, characters and setting and theme. Lyric."— Presentation transcript:
1. There are two types of poems: Narrative and lyric poems. Narrative poem- tells a story using plot, characters and setting and theme. Lyric poem- expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poem’s speaker
2. Form- refers to the shape and appearance of the poem in lines and stanzas on the page. The basic unit of a poem is the line. Poets often group lines into stanzas, similar to paragraph.
3. 2 Elements that give poetry musical elements are rhythm and rhyme. Rhythm- the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. Rhyme- the linking of sounds at the ends of words. Example: ago and know
1. Sound Devices also make poetry musical. Alliteration- the repetition of consonant sounds in stressed syllables. Example: She sells sea shells… Onomatopoeia- words whose sounds suggests their meanings. Example- Whoosh, splash
1. Poems use figurative language to take you by surprise. Figurative Language- words that are not meant in their exact dictionary sense.
Simile- a comparison between two unlike things using the words “like” or “as”. Example: As strong as iron bands. Metaphor- A comparison between two unlike things without using the words “like” or “as” Example- the fog comes on little cat feet
Personification- gives human qualities to nonhuman things. Example- a poem describing a volcano as if it were an angry woman