POETRY Analysis Template Deconstruction GENRE OF POETRY NARRATIVE
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POETRY Analysis Template Deconstruction
GENRE OF POETRY
NARRATIVE VS. LYRIC POETRY Narrative poetry is a genre of poetry where the author uses the elements of a story in combination with poetic structure Lyric poetry captures an emotion over a topic of their choice. It uses sound devices but does not always rhyme
TYPE OF POETRY
FREE VERSE VS. RHYME Free Verse poems do not have a specific rhyme scheme. They may include sound devices and rhythm, however. Rhyming poems are where the lines of poetry have similar end sounds and number of syllables.
LANGUAGE USED IN POETRY
FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE Similes- A comparison between two unlike things using “like” or “as” Metaphors- A comparison between two unlike things but by saying “is” or “are” Personification- Giving a nonhuman object, human characteristics
SENSORY DESCRIPTION 5 Senses Specific Images Every word matters in poetry. Don’t say “listening to music, ” Say “listening to Wiz Kalifah” or “Bach” � Smell � Taste � Touch � Sound � Sight
SOUND DEVICES IN POETRY
SOUND DEVICESAssonance. Repetition of vowel sounds (a, e, i, o, u and sometimes y)as in: "that dolphin-torn, that gong-tormented sea" (William Butler Yeats).
SOUND DEVICES CONTD. Alliteration The repetition of the same sounds or of the same kinds of sounds at the beginning of words or in stressed syllables "on scrolls of silver snowy sentences" (Hart Crane)
SOUND DEVICES Onomatopoeia - When a word sounds like what it means. Example- crack, crash, shhh, bang
SOUND CONTD. Repetition of a sound, syllable, word, phrase, line, stanza, or metrical pattern is a basic unifying device in all poetry. Because I do not hope to turn again Because I do not hope to turn. .
SOUND DEVICES Rhyme Scheme the pattern of rhyme between lines of a poem or song Bid me to weep, and I will weep While I have eyes to see; And having none, and yet I will keep A heart to weep for thee. A B
SOUND DEVICES IN POETRY Rhythm- Rhythm is a musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables I hear the sound I love, the song of the human voice, I hear all sounds running together, combined, fused, or following, Sounds of the city and sounds out of the city, sounds of the day and night, Talkative young ones to those that like them, the loud laugh of work-people at their meals. . .
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