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Poetic Structure. The length of the lines in a poem can help develop the poem’s rhythm and support its meaning . Some poets use unusual punctuation , unusual word breaks , and unusual spacing for effect. Impact of Structure on a Poem. Six Minutes Twenty Six Seconds.

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Poetic structure

Poetic Structure

The length of the lines in a poem can help develop the poem’s rhythm and support its meaning.

Some poets use unusual punctuation, unusual word breaks, and unusual spacing for effect.


Six minutes twenty six seconds

Impact of Structure on a Poem

Six Minutes Twenty Six Seconds

What effect do the short lines have on the tone and mood of the poem?


Speed

Impact of Structure on a Poem

Speed

Why does the author include in all CAPS the MPH at the end of each stanza? What effect does this have on the poem?


Afternoon beach

Afternoon Beach

What do you notice about the structure of the poem?

How does the structure affect mood?


Analysis of baseball page 584

Impact of Structure on a Poem

Analysis of Baseball page 584

How do these arrangements of the words and phrases in unusual ways contribute to the meaning of the poem?


Analysis of baseball by may swensen

Impact of Structure on a Poem

Analysis of Baseball by May Swensen

What are the five things that baseball is about according to “Analysis of Baseball”?


Alone in the nets by arnold adoff page 588

Impact of Structure on a Poem

Alone in the Nets by Arnold Adoff page 588

Reread lines 1-4.

Why did the author choose to place the first two words on their own lines?


Alone in the nets by arnold adoff

Impact of Structure on a Poem

Alone in the Nets by Arnold Adoff

Reread lines 28-35.

How do the arrangement of the words and letters help convey the meaning in these lines?


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