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Combining Poetry and Song
What is Poetry?
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Group Activity-Read your section of the
“What is Poetry” handout and share with
the class the most poignant part
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Listen while I read “What is Poetry?” by
T.S.Eliot
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Respond
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Listen while I read “What is a Poet”
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Respond
“Good Day Sunshine”
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The Beatles:
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Listen while reading the lyrics
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What are the feelings portrayed in
the lyrics and the song?
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How do we know?
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Respond in your journal.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vL
7YxIxHepI
Do You Remember
What a Simile is?
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Cut out the cue card-golden pagessimile
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Write two original examples of a
simile on the cue card.
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Who is Langston Hughes?
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http://www.biography.com/people/lang
ston-hughes9346313#synopsis&awesm=~oEJESLz
UbwiG6I
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Read and analyze “Dream Deferred”
What is Personification?
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Review the meaning of Personification-find your cue
card-gold pages and write down two original
examples.
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Jimi Hendrix-Who is he?
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http://www.biography.com/people/jimi-hendrix9334756#awesm=~oEJG0wwmW3zjTW
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“The Wind Cries Mary”
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Listen and highlight the examples of personification
on the lyrics page.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pomuC6QP3Vs
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Group Activity-Look for Personification and Imagery
iin the song-Share with the class
What is Catharsis
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Write definition on your empty cue card sheet.
Write down Evelyn Lau’s poem as an example
and select one of your choice.
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Greek- katharsis -purification.
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Aristotle-ancient philosopher was the first to use
it-he felt that tragic drama allowed audience to
feel the effect of relief of emotional pain.
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Psychiatry-alleviation of fear and problems by
bringing them into the conscious mind.
http://natalieglasgow.blogspot.ca/
Guess the Metaphors????????????
Evelyn Lau
Vancouver Based
Author
Author of:
“The Quiet Room”
What is Metaphor?
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Write two examples on your golden cue card.
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What is “MOOD”?-Write two examples on cue
card.
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Read and analyze “The Quiet Room” Evelyn
Lau.
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Bio: http://www.oolichan.com/author-evelynlau
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“The Quiet Room”:
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http://mspendergast.weebly.com/uploads/1/7/1
/6/17164236/the_quiet_room.pdf
Can you hear the rhythm?
What is Rhythm?
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What is “RHYTHM”? Write definition on empty cue card
sheet- Rhythm refers to the pattern of sounds made by
varying the stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem.
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How is RHYTHM used in Lau’s poem?
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Who are The Police?
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/artists/thepolice/biography
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Listen to “King of Pain” highlight use of metaphor in the
song
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Discuss use of rhythm in the song with a partner.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3l0kpl5tA4
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LYRICS
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http://www.metrolyrics.com/printlyric/king-of-pain-lyricssting.html
What is Symbolism?
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Write the meaning on your golden cue card.
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What are the symbols in the song “King of Pain”?
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Who is the speaker talking to?
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Who is Robert Frost?
http://www.biography.com/people/robert-frost20796091#awesm=~oEPYVDdFybIDCg
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Read Robert Frost Poem “Aquainted with the Night”
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http://spartan.ac.brocku.ca/~dvivian/public_html/3F61%20d
ocs/3F61%20poems.pdf
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Choose one word in the poem that you think is most
significant-share with the class.
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Journal Entry-why do you think so many artists discuss
and portray pain and loneliness in their art form? Why do
you think people can relate to it?
A Simple Love Song
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LYRICS
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http://www.metrolyrics.com/all-my-lovinglyrics-beatles.html
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Song:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gWvurnpKj
E4&feature=kp
What is a Sonnet?
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IAMBIC PETAMETER: Cue Card
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Cue Card: A fourteen line poem written in Iambic
Pentameter. Different kinds of sonnets have
different rhyme schemes.
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Internal Rhyme: cue card
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Literal Language: cue card
Elizabeth Barrett
Biography
Browning
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Elizabeth Barrett
Browning was one
of the most
prominent English
poets of the
Victorian era. Her
poetry was widely
popular in both
Britain and the
United States
during her
lifetime.
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Sonnets from the
Portuguese (1850)
The Clasped Hands
Sculpture
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Clasped Hands of Robert and
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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Harriet Goodhue Hosmer
(1830–1908)
Clasped Hands of Robert and Elizabeth Barrett
Browning
Harriet Goodhue Hosmer
(1830–1908)
“How Do I Love Thee”
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http://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/how-do-ilove-thee-sonnet-43
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Respond to Lizzy’s idea of love in your journal.
Introducing Shakespeare
“All of Me”
John Legend
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51
8WB1IcjPI

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