Imagery, Figurative Language in PoetryThe poetry wakens our senses with imagery.It startles us by replacing literal language with figurative language.Figurative language and its devices surprise us with unique comparisons.
TLW submit by the completion of this unit, the following:Construct a Haiku, Imagery, Personification, simile, metaphor, & descriptive poems.Use Venn diagram to compare/contrast 2 poems.Answer comprehension questions.Defend your answers.Use context clues to answer questions.Identify figurative languageIdentify grammar.Expand your vocabulary.Be successful on a quiz with vocabulary, identification of poetry, and authors.
Objectives:CLE 3001.8.2 Understand the characteristics of various literary genres poetry. CFU 3001.8.11 Recognize and identify the characteristics of lyric poetry, blank verse, free verse, epic, sonnet, dramatic poetry, and ballad.CFU 3001.8.12 Identify, analyze, and evaluate the effect and use of metrics (especially iambic pentameter), rhyme scheme (e.g., end, internal, slant, eye), rhythm, alliteration, and other conventions of verse in more challenging poetry (including poetic forms such as lyric, blank verse, epic, sonnet, dramatic poetry).SPI 3001.8.1 Identify and analyze examples of idiom, metaphor, simile, personification, hyperbole, or pun in poetry or proseSPI 3001.8.5 Determine the significance/meaning of a symbol in poetry or prose.SPI 3001.8.7 Differentiate between mood and tone in poetry or prose.SPI 3001.8.11 Demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of lyric poetry, epics, sonnets, dramatic poetry, and ballads.
Vocabulary and AuthorsVocabulary -add Speaker & Jargon to your notes. Use your notes for the others if you do not remember them.HaikuImageryImageSimilePersonificationMetaphorComparisonParallelTime lineMoodToneStanzaSymbol/symbolilsmAuthorsEnter information on to the writers spreadsheet regarding:Basho-1644-1694- samurai, member of Japans feudal warrior classRichard Wright-1908-1960-MSEmily Dickinson-1830-1886-likes seclusion and wrote on scraps of paperWalter de lar Mare-1873-1956-bookkper during lunch breaks also wrote under Waler RamalElinor Wylie-1885-1928-wrote as a teenagerLangston Hughes-1902-1967-cook, busboy, seaman, involve in The Harlem RenaissanceMay Swenson-1919-appearnaces and illustrations can both deceive and delightWilliam Shakespeare-1564-1616-wrote 37 plays, married to Anne Hathaway
Lay outRubricAll items labeledAll poems will be written on separate sheets of paperPictures can be used and typed in preferredMust complete ALL exercises/questions to received an A for each unit to the BEST of your ability. Remember I know your ability.There will a short quiz over authors, vocabulary, and poems for each unit.Prepare and study each night.Must keep all work after I return it to you-poems will be used for a separate project to come.
Haikup 198Write answers to:What is the setting of this poem?With the trees, how could we transfer that to human terms?What stays the same?Writing a Haiku3 lines (total 17 syllables)5 syllables, 7 syllables, 5 syllablesSubject is nature being used as a metaphorBreece exSunWith lots of sunshine (5)Brings forth energy and fun (7)To land and water (5)
You are to write an Haiku
Examples of HaikuBy BashoAn old silent pond...A frog jumps into the pond,splash! Silence againAutumn moonlighta worm digs silentlyinto the chestnut.
Basho HaikuLightning flashwhat I thought were facesare plumes of pampas grass
Why are these, Haiku poems, easy to identify?
Hokku Poems p 198Comprehension How many stanza?How many lines in poem?What took the speakers name away?What will be found by following directions?Describe the writers log.List 3 traits of rainWhat does the crow leave behind?Generalize what is really happening in the poem.Can you identify the Haiku in this poem?
Image-ImageryImage-a picture made from wordsImagery-collection of sense images in a poem-can you see, hear, feel, smell, taste, touch it through the writers descriptive wordsImagery charthttp://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/readingliterature/literary_elements_devices/imagery_chart.pdf
Examples of ImageryCan you identify the imageryEleganceA ballet dancer is a swan Without the beak or feathers A ballet dancer is the seasons Without a change in weather A ballet dancer is a portrait With a difference to this art The picture captures feeling The dancer embraces heart - Mary O. Fumento, 1981
What is the imagery?SunsetThe fire in the sky is dying The mountains are tall and dark The spirit of the day is flying Sunset leaves its mark The colors up on high are lovely The air is clear and cool An ending approaches mildly Day and night begin a duel But the light must give way sometime And who will win, I'll bet Is dark, mysterious nighttime As day gives way to sunset - Mary O. Fumento, 1981
Does anyone remember this book or movie? Was it really about a monster?
Now we write/draw with imageryWith a sheet of paper1. Divide the paper into six squares.2. Each square will be filled with either a drawing, a word, or phrase that will be an answer to prompts given . a. Draw one item from a backpack. B. Draw one item you would find in a car. c. Draw one thing that you would find in a jungle. d. Write a word/phrase that describes extreme heat. e. Write a word/phrase that describes music. f. Write a word/phrase that describes yourself. You will write a poem using all ideas that you drew or wrote down.Breece exI have a planner to keep me on trackMy round sterling wheel is blackI like colorful flowers that attractMy toes burn as I walk across the beachMozart is soothing and sweetI have hazel eyes and I think that is neat.
Identify the imageryEternityList as the author readsWrite down what you hear/seeCan you identify the images
A Narrow Fellow in the Grass p 200Listen to the poem being orally readSee the pictures in your headAt the end of Q & Atell me the fellowWhat is being compared in stanza 2?What temperature can the fellow be found?What line tells us the gender of the speaker?In 4th stanza what did he call the fellow?
Q & AHow does the author feel about natures people?How did the author feel when he meet the fellow?What is the fellow? What images confirm your thoughts? Define zero at the boneWhat is it called when a writer uses unusual wording? Identify them.What was the fellow?
Silver p 201Comprehension questions:What walks the night?List 4 animals named.How many time is silver repeated?What are the silver items?How is the poem like a painting?What type of rhyme scheme used-approximate, end, or internal?Personification-giving human-like qualities to non living things. How was the moon personify?What was the personality of the moon?
Write a 3-5 line poem using personification.
Velvet Shoes-Elinor Wylie p 202Q & AList 2 details regarding the walkThe shoes are made of what materials?Where will they walk?What is the snow being compared to?What are the similes?Simile-compares 2 unlike things using like/as. Ex of simile poem:SENSES Sadness is as happy as laughter. You might cry because it hurts. You might laugh because it hurts. But I know one thing, laughter is laughter and sadness is sadness. They can show the same things like hurting and gladness.Id the simile.Assignment: You write an simile poem.
Dreams-Langston Hughes p 203www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRTT-ZEqPlUUsing imagery with this poem-watch videoWhat should we do with our dreams?If we lose our dream we are being compare to what 2 things?What is the writers mood regarding lost dreams?How is stanza 1 & 2 parallel?
Voc + writingMetaphor-comparing 2 unlike things by finding similarities in objects that we would not consider alike.Parallel-Sentences balance either through repetition, verb usage, or time.Ex metaphor poem: Painting Painting is an untamed bird. You're free to show how you feel without consequence. There's nothing holding you back. Your emotions fly wildly.
What is the metaphor?You are to write a metaphor poem.
Water Picture-May Swenson p 204Q & ADefine setting.List 6 objects mentioned in the poem regarding the picture.Describe the swan in the 4th stanza. What picture is that?What causes the scene to be troubled?Define all things are double.List distorted images? These are examples of what literary term?What imagery used?WritingWrite a poem describe an object, scene, or event that is recognizable but distorted. Pick one: seeing through a red glass window, hearing with earmuffs on, touching with thick mittens, or tasting with your nose pinched shutExample:Im looking through a stain glass windowI see long, tall, lanky fellowsThey appear to all be dress up in redGood heavens! Even their ears.I squint as looking throughBut all I could see was the glueIt was no longer white and puffBut instead red and running like gutsEven still as I look through this red glass windowI notice that red mix with brown reminds me of jello
The Seven Ages of Man-W. Shakespeare p 206http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xbq79e_the-seven-ages-of-man-william-shake_creation
The world & men are being compared to a __? This is an example of __?List the 7 stages of men in a time line format..List image for eat stageWhat metaphor/simile is usedWhat are the men(sans) without?What is exits & entrance mean in real life?What mood is reference in the poem? Tone?Would you like for your life to written in just 28 lines?
Venn DiagramChoose 2 poems in this unit.Imagine the scenes/events from these poems-see the pictures.Compare and contrast the 2 pictures Breece example next slide.
ImagerySameColors are vividFeelings are expressedI can touch the painting & windowI can see the people in Stain glass window & visualize an untamed birdDifferentSubjects/setting-painting, classroom I can hear the students I can smell the painting
Painting Painting is an untamed bird. You're free to show how you feel without consequence. There's nothing holding you back. Your emotions fly wildly.
Im looking through a stain glass windowI see long, tall, lanky fellowsThey appear to all be dress up in redGood heavens! Even their ears.I squint as looking throughBut all I could see was the glueIt was no longer white and puffBut instead red and running like gutsEven still as I look through this red glass windowI notice that red mix with brown reminds me of jello
Symbols/SymbolismReview your poemsHaikuHokkuA Narrow Fellow in the GrassSilverVelvet ShoesDreamsWater PictureThe Seven Ages of ManClassify the symbol/symbolism for each poem.Symbolism is when the author uses an object or reference to add deeper meaning to a story. Symbolism can be subtle or obvious. An author may repeatedly use the same object to convey deeper meaning or may use variations of the same object to create an main mood or feeling. Ex:Symbols referring to salvation: Crosses, angels, haloes, clouds, churches Symbols referring to reinvention: crosses, rainbows, passing storms, dawn, sunrise, broken chains Symbols referring to death or endings: Gravestones, cemeteries, Grim Reaper, Day of the Dead, skulls, candle blowing out, coffinAmerican cultural symbols: Red, white and blue colors; Bald Eagle; coin with "In God We Trust" Indian cultural symbols: yogi, banyan tree, image of Indian god or goddess Chinese cultural symbols: Bamboo tree, bonsai tree, yin/yang symbolHow Do Writers Use Symbolism? Writers insert symbols into their writing to allude to a feeling, mood or attitude without directly stating the perspective or mood intended. Symbolism is supplemental to the story.
Vocabulary and AuthorsTell me something about eachHaikuImageryImageSimilePersonificationMetaphorComparisonParallelTime lineMoodToneStanzaSymbol/symbolismAuthorsBasho-1644-1694- Richard Wright-1908-1960Emily Dickinson-1830-1886Walter de lar Mare-1873-1956Elinor Wylie-1885-1928Langston Hughes-1902-1967May Swenson-1919 Shakespeare-1564-1616