haiku
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
HAIKU

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 8

haiku - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 243 Views
  • Uploaded on

HAIKU. What is Haiku?. A form of poetry made popular in Japan, which has become appreciated around the world. Grew out of a writing game in which one person would write the first three lines and then another would write the last two lines. . What is Haiku about?.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'haiku' - mike_john


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
what is haiku
What is Haiku?
  • A form of poetry made popular in Japan, which has become appreciated around the world.
  • Grew out of a writing game in which one person would write the first three lines and then another would write the last two lines.
what is haiku about
What is Haiku about?
  • Haiku can describe anything, but are seldom complicated or hard to understand. Almost all Haiku has a dominant impression, or main idea, that appeals strongly to one of the five senses.
  • Nature is a predominant theme of Haiku.
haiku structure
Haiku Structure
  • Exactly 17 syllables
  • 1st line five syllables
  • 2nd line seven syllables
  • 3rd line five syllables
  • Avoids similes and metaphors
  • Refers to a season of the year
  • Expresses a thought or feeling
haiku master
Haiku Master
  • One of the greatest Haiku poets was the Samurai, Basho (1644-1694).
  • To become a Samurai, Basho served a local lord who was fond of writing.
  • Basho learned the style of writing Haiku and under the name Sabo he traveled throughout Japan writing until his death.
example of basho s work
Example of Basho’s Work

This snowy morning

That black crow I hate so much

But he’s beautiful !

  • Use of nature-winter.
  • To use nature to express a mood is the heart of Haiku.
  • Black crow against snow-shows beauty and balance.
the seasonal theme
The Seasonal Theme
  • Each haiku must contain a kigo, a season word, which indicates what season of the year the Haiku is set in.
  • Examples: blossoms would indicate spring

snow-winter

mosquitoes-summer

  • The seasonal word may not always be obvious, consider the theme of the poem.
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Japan is a country of many customs, ways of living, sounds, tastes, and Haiku.
  • Haiku is valued for their simplicity, openess, depth, and lightness.

Clouds appear and bring

to men a chance to rest from

looking at the moon

ad