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Summer SAVY 2017, Session 5/Day 3- Poetry in Practice (Rising 4th/5th)

Posted by on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in SAVY.

Prosody is the study of meter in poetry–the patterns of stressed and unstressed syllables in words which poets use to impart structure in their work. Today we used our understanding of prosody to interpret poems by William Shakespeare and Dylan Thomas.

We then wrote our own heroic sonnets and Alexandrine tercets as well as a villanelle about something that makes us happy.

We wrapped up the day by sharing advice on how to overcome our frustrations as writers and how to craft success.

Mr. Quincy Rhoads