logging in or signing up elements of poetry pp wierg1ma Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 1822 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: September 29, 2011 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 4 Presentation Description Elements of Poetry Comments Posting comment... By: sngrady (19 month(s) ago) Well organized. Would you be willing to send this to me to use with my students? firstname.lastname@example.org Suzanne Saving..... Post Reply Close Saving..... Edit Comment Close Premium member Presentation Transcript Elements of Poetry: Elements of Poetry Created by Maggy WiergowskiWhat is Poetry?: What is Poetry? An art involving language Conveys emotion or ideas Captures audience attention through literary devicesElements of Poetry: Elements of Poetry Metaphor Simile Alliteration RhymeMetaphor : Metaphor A figure of speech Compares two unlike things In order to show something in commonMetaphor Example: Metaphor Example “you soul is an appalling dump heap overflowing with the most disgraceful assortment of rubbish imaginable mangled up in tangled up knots!” Myki Roventine , 347/365 You’re a Mean One…, December 13, 2009 via flickr , Creative Commons Attribution.Simile: S imile A type of metaphor Still compares two unlike things Compares using “like” or “as”Simile Example: Simile Example “Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?” Dottie Mae, Raisins, November 18, 2010 via flickr , Creative Commons Attribution.Alliteration: Alliteration Repetition of initial sounds Most often starts with same letter Or a similar ending sound Can give poems a sing song feel.Alliteration Example: Alliteration Example Wildcat Dunny , Geese, June 11, 2005 Via Fllickr , Creative Commons Attribution. Three g rey g eese in a g reen field g razing, g rey were the g eese and g reen was the g razing.Rhyme: Rhyme Similar sounds between words Usually takes place at end of line Often focuses on the last syllablesRhyme Example: Rhyme Example “I do not like green eggs and ham. I do not like them, Sam I am .” Ben Husmann , Green Egg & Ham,March 17, 2006via Flickr, Creative Commons AttributionSlide 12: NOW LET’S PRACTICE! Microsoft ClipartWhen I go out to camp I always bring a lamp.: When I go out to camp I always bring a lamp. Is this an example of….. Metaphor Simile Alliteration Rhyme D C amp and L ampHer Smile radiated like the sun.: Her Smile radiated like the sun . This is an example of… Metaphor Simile Alliteration Rhyme B Smile is compared to the Sun using the word “like” .Silly Sally sat under the stars.: Silly Sally sat under the stars. This is an example of… Metaphor Simile Alliteration Rhyme c Repetition of the “S” sound.Billy’s Hair reminds me of a shaggy dog.: Billy’s Hair reminds me of a shaggy dog. This is an example of… Metaphor Simile Alliteration Rhyme Α Hair is compared to a shaggy dog .References: References Geisel, Theodor Seuss. "Mr. Grinch." Songs and Carols A-Z . N.p ., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. < http:/ / www.christmassongswords.com /mr-grinch - songs.htm > . Hughes, Langston. "A Dreamed Deferred." A Dream Deferred . N.p ., 25 June 1996. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. http ://www.cswnet.com/~menamc/ langston.htm . Goose, Mother. "Three Grey Geese." Your Dictionary . N.p ., n.d . Web. 27 Sept. 2011. <http:// www.yourdictionary.com / grammar /examples/examples-of-alliteration - poems.html > . Geisel, Theodor Seuss. "Green Eggs and Ham." Early Moments . N.p ., n.d. Web. 27 Sept. 2011. < http:/ / www.earlymoments.com /Dr-Seuss--His-Friends-Club / Favorite - Dr -Seuss-Quotes/>. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.