Poetry Assignments

 

1. Write a poem that uses any 3 of the following poetic devices:

 

       rhyme

       personification

       onomatopoeia

       cacophony

       euphony

       simile

       metaphor

       hyperbole

       oxymoron

Underline and label each of the 3 devices in your poem.

 

2. a) Concrete poetry: Lewis Carroll, "A Long Tale" Reading Comprehension Assignment

b) Write your own concrete poem.

 

3. Write your own poem that develops a specific mood. Use imagery, symbols, setting, and atmosphere in order to accomplish the desired effect. After you have completed your poem, write a sentence that describes what mood you were trying to achieve