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Appreciating Different Types of Poetry

Appreciating Different Types of PoetryDerived from the Greek word poiein, to make and the poet is therefore one who invents or makes things up.Usually associated with artificial or highly refined language.It makes use of meter, rhyme, and various devices including sound of words. PoetryNarrativeDramaticLyricGreek Division of PoetryTells a storyMay be long, short, thrilling, sad, or funnyExists for the purpose of telling storyIt contains elements of fiction such as character, setting, plot, and dialogueExample: epicNarrative poetryPoetic drama also tells a storyUnlike narrative, it is spoke and acted out on the stageStage play example of dramatic poetryProse took the place of poetry in the dramaExamples:Julius CaesarA Midsummer Nights DreamDramatic PoetryOriginally intended to be sung to the accompaniment of a lyreThe word lyric comes from the Greek word lyreMeans a verse that is meant to be sung; song poetryToday, lyric poetry refers to any poem that expresses a feeling, voices a mood, reveals a desireLyric PoetryDifferent Kinds of Lyric PoetryImportant kindsSongOdeBalladElegySonnet Intended to be sung

Example:Auld Lang Syne, a Scottish songSong to Celia by Ben JonsonSongAddressed in an exalted manner to an object or person

Examples:Ode to Nightingale by John KeatsOde to the West Wind by Percy Bysshe ShelleyOdeA simple tale told in simple verse, generally folk songs handed down by oral tradition

Examples:Lord RandalGet up and bar the doorRobinhood and Little JohnBalladHas death and mourning for its theme

Examples:Break!Break!Break! By Alfred Lord TennysonElegy Written in a Country Churchyard by Thomas HardyElegyA poem of fourteen lines

Example:On His Blindness by John MiltonHow do I love thee? By Elizabeth Barret Browning


OTHER TYPES OF POEMSA seventeen-syllable poem of three lines arranged in lines 5,7, and 5 syllablesThis brief poem describes bits of life, beautiful scenery, or lovely things that appeal to the senses.HAIKUA five line verse poem whereLine 1 states the themeLine 2 describes the themeLine 3 enacts the themeLine 4 gives a feeling of the themeLine 5 states another word for the themeCINQUAINA poem consisting of seven lines and written in shape of a diamond.The objective is to go from the subject at the top of the diamond to another totally different and sometimes the opposite subject at the bottom.DIAMANTELine 1 one noun (subject number 1)Line 2 two adjectives (describing subject no.1)Line 3 three participles (ending in ing) telling about subject no.1Line 4 four nouns (first two related to subject no.1, second two related to subject no.2)

Line 5 three participles ( about subject number 2)Line 6 two adjectives (describing subject number 2)Line 7 one noun ( subject number 2)A nonsense verse of five linesUsually funny, silly, or ridiculous.

LIMERICKBirds in the forestall the trees and flowersShow Gods great powersIdentify the kind of each poem:Girlsplayful, carefreeplaying, dancing, singingladies, women, men, guysrunning, teasing, jumpingNaughty, activeBoys

ChildrenPrecious giftsGive love and happinessHow gentle and lovingAngelsI always feel freeWhenever peace is withinHope therell always be.Dovewhite birdsalways flying everywhereso happy and freePeaceTeachers__________________________Teaching, advising, talking____________________________________Listening, reading, writingDiligent, responsibleStudentsFill in the blanksEarth_____________________________Provide shelter and food________________________homeWavesGraceful dancersRolling at sea______________________________________________Stars are gifts from God______________________________Watch them every night.Create an original poem for each typeHaikuCinquain LimerickDiamanteTask: Triad