Why is “the bridegroom” considered a narrative poem?
It tells a story
What happens at the very beginning of “the bridegroom”?
Natasha returns after missing
What can you guess about natasha and the bridegroom by the end of the poem?
Natasha saw the bridegroom murder a girl
Why is “the guitar” lyric poem?
Creates a single impression
Where should the reader pause when reading the following lines from “the guitar”
Now begins the cry
Of the guitar,
Breaking the vaults
After lines 2 and 4
What feeling is created by the imagery of “the guitar”?
Summarize the story in “the fish” in one sentence.
A women catches fish and let’s it go
To which of the five senses does the following imagery from “the fish” appeal?
He was speckled with barnacles,
Fine rosettes of lime,
What event is described in the poem “Danny deever”?
A military execution
In “Danny deever” why is files-on-parade upset
A man he knows about to be killed
How are the poems “the bridegroom” and “Danny deever” alike?
Use dialogue to tell a dramatic story
What are the basic characterisitics of a tank?
5 lines and syllable count of 5 7 5 7 7
what does the tanka “when I went to visit…” describe?
Cold winter night
What does the speaker of “when I went..” hint at in the poem?
He deeply loved his girlfriend..
What does.the speaker contrast with the clouds in “the clustering clouds..”?
What are the basic characterisitics of a sonnet?
14 Lines, regular rhythm and rhyme
in “do not go gentle into that good night” what advice does the speaker give to old people?
hold on fiercely to each moment of your life
what is the rhyme scheme of the following lines from “do not go gentle…”
-do not go gentle into that good night
-old age should burn and rave at close of day
-rage,rage against the dying of the night
whom does the speaker address in the last stanza of “do not go gentle…”?
why is “a tree telling Orpheus” considered a narrative poem?
tells a story
at the beginning of “a tree telling…” what cause the strange new “rippling” feeling the tree has?
the man’s song
what do the experiences described in “a tree telling..” show about life?
the power of music
why is “spring and all” considered a lyric poem”
creates single impression
what feeling is conveyed by the imagery in “spring and all”
what does the speaker describe in “mowing”
the rewards of doing hard work outdoors
to which the five sentences does the following imagery from “mowing” appeal?
-my long scythe whispered and left the hay to make
sight and hearing
how old was the speaker of “Making a fist” when she asked the question?
why is the speaker of “making a fist” still clenching her fist
sometimes she needs to prove to herself that she is still alive
What message about life does “making a fist” convey
Everyone needs quiet strength to survive lives challenges
What confuses the speaker of “in the poetic interpretation of the twist”?
The mini skirt and the vinyl
Where did the speaker is “the poetic…” live?
On a dead-end street
Why does the speaker in “the poetic…” mention “re-creating” his sister and his father?
They are his strongest memory of the time
How does the father escape in “the poetic..”?
He rides a bicycle
To what does the speaker in “the empty dance shoes” compare the energy of the dance does at rest?
Clown Knocked down by standing
What kind of poem is ” my city”?
Give an example of a metaphor in “the poetic…”
“I must not slight the ragweed,/the true rose of the street
Give an example of a simile in “my empty dance….”?
“an empty pair of same shoes/will sit on the floor like a wart”
What do the rock and the empty dance shoes have in communication in ” the empty..”?
They were both in motion at once time
What will the speaker of “my city ” most regret losing when he dies?
Experience of city life
Federico Garcia Lorca
“When I went to visit…”
“The clustering clouds”
Minamoto no toshiyori
“Do not go gentle into a good night”
“Spring and all”
William Carlos Williams
“Making a fist”
Naomi shihab Nye
“The poetic interpretation of the twist”
“The empty dance shoes”