Monday, February 21, 2011

2-22-11 Alliteration

1. Daily Journal: What is your earliest childhood memory? Write as much detail as possible.

2. Lyrics Assignment

3. Five Senses Poem is Due

4. Alliteration Poetry

Examples of alliteration in Shakespeare:

Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream”
whereat with blade, with bloody blameful blade he bravely broached his bloody boiling breast

Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 30″
When to the sessions of sweet silent thought

Shakespeare’s “Sonnet 12″
Borne on the bier with white and bristly beard

Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”
Good night! Good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow

4. Your assignment is to write an 8 line poem (2 stanzas of 4 verses) that contains alliteration in each line. The poem should have an ABAB CDCD rhyming pattern.

No comments:

Post a Comment