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POETRY TERMS AND THE ODYSSEY. 5 MINUTES FOR A JOURNAL FREEWRITE (4-5 SENTENCES) (Don’t forget to date and number your journal entries for The Odyssey). Correct the following sentences. Write down the corrected version of the sentence.

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Poetry terms and the odyssey

POETRY TERMS AND THE ODYSSEY

5 MINUTES FOR A JOURNAL FREEWRITE (4-5 SENTENCES)

(Don’t forget to date and number your journal entries for The Odyssey)


Correct the following sentences write down the corrected version of the sentence
Correct the following sentences.Write down the corrected version of the sentence.

  • 1. although the panthers were expected to win they choked on Sunday night

  • 2. after my friends had gone inside I had to go home

  • 3. the night before I was leaving for nc state I was so excited

  • 4. that singer really knows how to sing the blues

  • 5. I’m starting to miss the little things like my cat my house and my sister Stephanie.


Today we are going to
Today we are going to:

  • Review Epic Hero

  • Learn New Poetry Vocabulary

  • Read The Odyssey (at least some of it)


Poetry terms
Poetry Terms

  • Poetry

    • Rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to the reader’s imagination and emotions.


EPIC

  • A long narrative (story)poem that tells the deeds of a great hero who embodies the values of a particular society. Epics were usually based on oral traditions that had been passed down by story-tellers for generations.


Poetry vs prose
Poetry vs. Prose

  • PoetryProse


In your groups you will create a circle map for your words
In your groups, you will create a circle map for your words.

  • Group Zeus Group Poseidon

    Group Athena Group Apollo


Here are your terms
HERE ARE YOUR TERMS

  • Group Zeus Group Poseidon(not in 9thH)

  • Alliteration Onomotopia

  • Metaphor Allusion

  • (9th honors + Assonance+Consonance)

  • Group Athena Group Apollo

  • Personification Imagery

  • Simile Symbol

  • (9th honors + Imagery) (9th honors = 3 students +Onomotoia+Allusion)



Handouts on literary terms for poetry
Handouts on Literary Terms for Poetry

  • Alliteration Onomotopeia Metaphor Consonance

  • Assonance Imagery Simile Personification

  • Your teacher will distribute these!

  • Good Luck! (I miss you! )


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