Poetry Introduction: Sometimes, the emotion found its thought, and the thought found its words,. That is poetry, and that is our topic for today. Body: Poetry-it is the language of the imagination.
-is an imaginative awareness of experience expressed through meaning sound,and rhythmic language choices so as to evoke an emotional response. -a term applied to the many forms in w/c human beings have given rhythmic expression to their most imaginative and intense perceptions of the world,themselves,and the relation of the two. Deals w/ emotions as they are aroused by some scene,experience,attachment; often rich in sentiment and passion. Usual themes in poetry: Love, death, brotherhood, inhumanity, loneliness, Joy.
Purposes of Poetry: 1 . Move an individual to tears or laughter. 2. Stir the insights of the readers.
3. Stimulate the imagination of the reader. 4. Lift the burden off heavy heart.
5. Erase and relax tension in a troubled world. Forms of Poetry: 1 . Couplet-a stanza of two lines Ex: The plays the thing Wherein I’ll catch the conscience of the King.
Teeter-a stanza of three lines Ex:When as in silks my Julia goes, Then,then,methinks,how sweetly flows. The liquefaction of her clothes. 3.
Quatrain-a stanza of four lines. Ex:T Yeager,Tiger,burning bright In the forest of the night, What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? Genres of Poetry *Narrative Poetry- a narrative poem is one that tells a story. Types of narrative poetry include ballads and epics. *Lyric Poetry- a highly musical verse that expresses the emotions of the speaker.
Common types are sonnets,odes,free verse,and elegies. Dramatic Poetry- a dramatic poem is a verse that relies heavily on dramatic Poetry and Highly Musical Verse By secret monologue and soliloquy. *Epic Poetry- this is often defined as lengthy poems concerning events of a heroic or important nature to the culture of the time