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1 Poetry Vocabulary 100’s of free ppt’s from library

2 Alliteration: Allusion: Ballad: Blank Verse:
Repetition of initial consonant sounds Allusion: A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art Ballad: A song-like poem that tells a story Blank Verse: Poetry written in unrhymed, ten-syllable lines

3 Concrete Poem: Figurative Language: Free Verse: Haiku:
A poem with a shape that suggests its subject Figurative Language: Writing that is not meant to be taken literally Free Verse: Poetry not written in a regular rhythmical pattern or meter Haiku: A three-lined Japanese verse

4 Image: Lyric Poem: Metaphor:
A word or phrase that appeals to one or more of the five senses Lyric Poem: Highly musical verse that expresses the observations and feelings of a single speaker Metaphor: A figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else

5 Mood: Narrative Poem: Onomatopoeia: Personification:
The feeling created in the reader by a literary work Narrative Poem: A story told in verse Onomatopoeia: The use of words that imitate sounds Personification: A type of figurative language in which a non-human subject is given human characteristics

6 Refrain: Repetition: Rhyme: Rhyme Scheme:
A regularly repeated line or group of lines in a poem Repetition: The use, more than once, of any element of language Rhyme: Repetition of sounds at the end of words Rhyme Scheme: A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem

7 Rhythm: Pattern of beats or stresses in spoken or written language Simile: A figure of speech that uses like or as to make a direct comparison between two unlike ideas Stanza: A formal division of lines in a poem considered as a unit My love is like a red rose.

8 Poetry Humor & Poetry

9 Humor Humor in poetry can arise from a number of sources:
Surprise Exaggeration Bringing together of unrelated things Most funny poems have two things in common: Rhythm Rhyme

10 Rhythm & Rhyme “The Porcupine” By Ogden Nash
Using more spirited language makes humorous situations even more humorous “The Porcupine” By Ogden Nash Any hound a porcupine nudges Can’t be blamed for harboring grudges. I know one hound that laughed all winter At 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 Lewis Carroll 1832-1898 Born in England
Wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Wrote Through the Looking Glass His life was quiet and uneventful, but in works like Father William, he found escape from his serious work into a delightfully zany, topsy-turvy world that still amuses children old and young.

13 “Father William” Page 400 In this poem, a young man questions his father about some rather unusual behavior. Have you ever asked someone what they were doing and received an explanation that made very little sense at all?

14 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.

15 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!

16 Limerick About a Bee I wish that my room had a floor,
I don’t care so much for a door. But this walking around Without touching the ground Is getting to be quite a bore.

17 Another Limerick There once was a very small mouse
Who lived in a very small house, The ocean’s spray Washed it away, All that was left was her blouse!

18 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.

19 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 ___________.

20 Mrs. Smith’s 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.

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