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Intro poetry The Hill We Climb

Introducing Poetry
Let's look at the techniques used by the poet to evoke a reaction from the audience
Watch Amanda Gorman's 'The Hill We Climb'
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In deze les zitten 18 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 1 video.

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Introducing Poetry
Let's look at the techniques used by the poet to evoke a reaction from the audience
Watch Amanda Gorman's 'The Hill We Climb'

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Slide 2 - Video

What feeling do you get from listening & reading 'The Hill We Climb'?
Scary
Hopeful
Curious
Shocked
Powerful
Confident
Sorrowful
Positive
Manipulated
Joyful

Slide 3 - Poll

What words in the poem gave you the feeling you choose?

Slide 4 - Open vraag

Connotation
Words with associated meanings
example: she's feeling blue; means she's a bit sad

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Which of the following words have connotative meanings from 'The Hill We Climb'?
A
light
B
belly
C
shade
D
force

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

Alliteration
a number of words having the same first consonant sound

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Provide 4-6 examples of alliteration from 'The Hill We Climb'. Quote the line number.

Slide 8 - Open vraag

Imagery
imagery makes use of particular words that create visual representation of ideas in our minds. The word “imagery” is associated with mental pictures. However, this idea is but partially correct.

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Kinds of imagery
1. Auditory imagery
2. Olfactory imagery
3. Tactile imagery
4. Visual imagery
5. Kinetic imagery

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

What do you see when you read: "victory won't lie in the blade"?

Slide 11 - Open vraag

What kind of imagery does the word "shatter" represent?

Slide 12 - Open vraag

What kind of imagery is represented with the words "sun-baked" & "windswept"?

Slide 13 - Open vraag

Virtue words
There are many words in 'The Hill We Climb' that evoke the idea of admirable moral quality, ethical excellence. These words also help set the mood.

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

Examples of Virtue Words
Honor
Faith
Gratitude
Obedience


Slide 15 - Tekstslide

Find three examples of virtue words in 'The Hill We Climb'.

Slide 16 - Open vraag

Antithesis
A person or thing, that is the direct opposite of something else or someone.
Example: Blade & Bridges - one is for fighting & division, the other is for unification

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Find another example of antithesis in 'The Hill We Climb'.

Slide 18 - Open vraag