Dog

Good work, believe me, I’ve tried, why this

Good morning fellow cadets, judges and parents. I am LAC Jensen and my topic is Humor is the best medicine. I’m gonna start us off with a few jokes:What do you call a cow with no legs?Ground beefTwo snare drums and a cymbal fall off a cliff… ba dum tsss Did you know that you can stay relaxed for 45 minutes after laughing? Laughing boosts your immune system, improves your

John Montagues Poetry Quotes

the locket -‘fertile source of guilt and pain ,the worst birth in the annals of brooklyn’-‘my double blunder’-‘then you gave me away’-‘as the constant rain lashes it,wound into your cocoon of pain’-‘the harsh logic of a forlorn women’-‘mysterious blesssing’-‘an old picture in it, a child in brooklyn’ the cage -‘my father the least happy man i have known’-‘the lost years in brooklyn’-‘traditional irishman’-‘brute oblivion’-‘to march down the street ,extending his

Poetic Devices/Poetry terms

cacophony: DEFINITION D: jarring, harsh, “bad” -sounding words; words that hurt the ear and/or send a hurtful/harsh message consonance: DEFINITION D: repetition of CONSONANT sounds within words or phrases with dissimilar adjacent vowel sounds cacophony: EXAMPLE E: Beware the Jabberwocky my son, the jaws that bite, the claws that catch. consonance: EXAMPLE E: The baCK-paCK of iCKy baTs and other fliTTing criTTers assonance: DEFINITION D: repetition of vowel sounds within

Poetry terms – Types Of Poetry/Parts of Poetry

Closed form A type of form or structure in poetry characterized by regularity and consistency in such elements as rhyme, line length, and metrical pattern. Frost’s “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening” provides one of many examples. A single stanza illustrates some of the features of closed form:Whose woods these are I think I know.His house is in the village though.He will not see me stopping hereTo watch his

The Odyssey (Epic Poem) Comprehension Question

Who does the speaker call for to help tell Odysseus’s story? Muse What is In Media Res? when a story starts in the middle Who is Hermes? The son of Zeus and the messenger of the gods What is Hermes sent to Calypso’s Island to do? He is sent to tell Calypso to release Odysseus What is the drink and food of the gods? Nectar and Ambrosia What king welcomed

Introduction to Poetic Devices

Imagery The use of descriptive language to create clear mental pictures. Example: The moon was clear and bright, its light radiant and blinding in the darkness. Simile Compares two unlike things directly using “like” or “as.”Example: When the gates finally broke, the crowd surged forward like a burst dam. Metaphor An indirect comparison without using “like” or “as.” Example: The creature’s eyes were like jewels. Analogy A comparison of two

Elements of Poetry – 5th Grade

Jack and JillWent up the hillTo fetch a pail of water.Jack fell downAnd broke his crownAnd Jill came tumbling after. Rhyme You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. Rhyme A horse is a horse, of course, of course,And no one can talk to a horse of courseThat is, of course, unless the horse is the famous Mister

Characteristics of Poetry – ;Dog; by Valerie Worth

StructureUses Punctuation, not stanzas marks in writing to separate sentences and parts of sentences to make meaning clear. Example: Dog is not broken into stanzas. It uses punctuation to let the reader know which places to stop. Free Verse Doesn’t have rhyme or have a pattern of rhythm Imagery in “Dog” SIGHT: lies down; lolls limp tongue; long chin, etc.SOUND: yawns; chomps; sighs

beat poetry & franklin

The world is a beautiful place fast-pacedsarcasticnegative view on the world; pointing out flaws of humanity making a line for all it’s got a lion beats Americainjammednegative view on America homework extended metaphor; fixing Americas problems are like choressatire I am waiting disappointed with the corruption in Americainjammedformal tone dog lots of imageryencourages reader to take actionextended metaphor dog is a man trying to get his freedom and opinions out

Poetry/Mother Goose

Mother Goose first possible origin -Dame Goose-1700s in Boston-Gifted storyteller-Gravestone in Boston area cemetery-Grave was x-rayed and discovered to be empty Mother Goose second possible origin -Her name shows up first in 1697 in a book by Perrault-Perrault heard about her through his parents and their parents-Story goes back to the 1500s in France – woman in castle comes out to tell kids stories. She is unique because she is

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