The Language of Poetry
The Language of Poetry:
* develops the student's ability to read and evaluate poetic texts of many kinds
* includes activities, commentaries and extensions to each extract
* covers a variety of poetic language, ranging from songs, advertisements and spoken language to the more traditional forms of the sonnet, ode and free verse
* includes poetry from Philip Larkin, Maya Angelou, Dylan Thomas and Tony Harrison.
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Activity African alliteration answer become begin better binaries bring century cold comes Commentary contrasts death Dickinson effect English example Extension extract eyes fall fear feel final flowers future give hand hear heart idea John kind knight language last line light line 11 live look Lord means mind mother move movement negative never notice opening past permission pick poem poet poetry poor positive present probably published questions reader references relate Reprinted rhyme rhythm Robert seen sense similar sing Song sonnet sound speaker stanza Stop tell Text thee thing Thomas thou thought tone Unit verb verse viii voice whole woman words writing written xvii xviii
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Writing to Learn: Poetry and Literacy across the Primary Curriculum
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