- Sound Effects in Poetry Sound Appeals. What Sound Effects Do Poets Use? Some of the sound effects poets may use are rhyme alliteration onomatopoeia.
Sound Effects in Poetry Sound Appeals. What Sound Effects Do Poets Use? Some of the sound effects poets may use are rhyme alliteration onomatopoeia.
Slide 1Sound Effects in Poetry Sound Appeals Slide 2 What Sound Effects Do Poets Use? Some of the sound effects poets may use are rhyme alliteration onomatopoeia Slide 3 Shall I compare thee to a summers day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate. Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And summers lease hath all too short a date. from Shall I Compare Thee to a Summers Day? by William Shakespeare What Is Rhyme? Rhyme is the repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem. The pattern of rhymed lines in a poem is called its rhyme scheme. To indicate rhyme scheme, give each new end rhyme a new letter of the alphabet. a b a b Slide 4 Why Do Poets Use Rhyme? Poets use rhyme because it enhances the music of a poem with chiming sounds gives readers a sense of expectation gives a poem structure and makes it easier to memorize Slide 5 Types of Rhyme There are several types of rhyme. end rhyme internal rhyme approximate rhyme Slide 6 End Rhyme End rhyme occurs at the end of lines in a poem. End rhymes are usually spaced one to four lines apart. Here, in the summer, at a broken pane, The yellow wasps come in, and buzz and build Among the rafters; wind and snow and rain All enter, as the seasons are fulfilled. from In a Garret by Elizabeth Akers Allen Slide 7 Internal Rhyme Internal rhyme occurs within a line of a poem. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. from The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe Slide 8 Approximate Rhyme Approximate rhyme occurs when two words sound similar but do not rhyme exactly. Approximate rhymes are also called half rhymes, slant rhymes, or imperfect rhymes. And now the lowest pine-branch Is drawn across the disk of the sun. Old friends who will forget me soon, I must go on Towards those blue death mountains I have forgot so long. from The Blue Symphony by John Gould Fletcher Slide 9 What Is Alliteration? Alliteration is the repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close together. Most alliteration consists of sounds that begin words, but it may also involve sounds that occur within words. The buzz-saw snarled and rattled in the yard And made dust and dropped stove-length sticks of wood, Sweet-scented stuff when the breeze drew across it. from Out, Out by Robert Frost Slide 10 What Is Onomatopoeia? Onomatopoeia is the use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning. Onomatopoeia may imitate natural sounds or mechanical sounds. I am a copper wire slung in the air, Slim against the sun I make not even a clear line of shadow. Night and day I keep singinghumming and thrumming: from Under a Telephone Pole by Carl Sandburg Slide 11 Match each word with its definition. ______________pattern of rhymed lines in a poem ______________use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning ______________repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them ______________repetition of the same or similar consonant sounds in words that are close together RhymeRhyme schemeAlliterationOnomatopoeia What Have You Learned? Alliteration Rhyme Rhyme scheme Onomatopoeia Slide 12 The End