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Everything you need to write a poem (and how it can save a life) | Daniel Tysdal | TEDxUTSC
 
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You're a poet and Daniel Tysdal is about to show it. Daniel will walk you through his writing process to showcase the Power of Poetry to help us remember, grieve and celebrate. Daniel Tysdal has been a Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at UTSC since 2009. He is the author of three books of poetry and the poetry textbook, The Writing Moment: A Practical Guide to Creating Poems (Oxford University Press 2014). He is the recipient of multiple awards for his work and his research interests include creative writing and poetry. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Poetic Form
 
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Learn what the words line, stanza, rhythm, and rhyme mean in poetry.
Views: 164185 Katy Kanas
Literature 016 Figurative Language and Sound Devices in Poetry
 
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Here is one of the most comprehensive and detailed lectures which covers most of the common elements of poetry together with a host of authentic examples from both American and British literatures.
Views: 136 Lamjed Elhamel
Literary Styles in the Bible
 
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Episode 3 shows how reading the Bible wisely requires that we learn about the ancient literary styles used by the biblical authors. These writers expressed their ideas and claims through a variety of different type of literature, and this video will explore why it's important to tell them apart so we can hear their message on their terms.
Views: 564672 The Bible Project
Literature 16 Figurative Language and Sound Devices in Poetry
 
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What are figures of speech in poetry? and what function do they serve? How about the musical devices? Do you know any examples? IT IS HERE...
Views: 202 Lamjed Elhamel
How to write descriptively - Nalo Hopkinson
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/how-to-write-fiction-that-comes-alive-nalo-hopkinson The point of fiction is to cast a spell, a momentary illusion that you are living in the world of the story. But as a writer, how do you suck your readers into your stories in this way? Nalo Hopkinson shares some tips for how to use language to make your fiction really come alive. Lesson by Nalo Hopkinson, animation by Enjoyanimation.
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How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky
 
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There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think? Cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky shares examples of language -- from an Aboriginal community in Australia that uses cardinal directions instead of left and right to the multiple words for blue in Russian -- that suggest the answer is a resounding yes. "The beauty of linguistic diversity is that it reveals to us just how ingenious and how flexible the human mind is," Boroditsky says. "Human minds have invented not one cognitive universe, but 7,000." Check out more TED Talks: http://www.ted.com The TED Talks channel features the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and more. Follow TED on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/TEDTalks Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: https://www.youtube.com/TED
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A Guide To Writing A Poem
 
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This guide shows you How To Compose Your Poem. Watch This and Other Related films here - http://www.videojug.com/film/how-to-write-a-poem Subscribe! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=videojugartscrafts Check out our channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/videojugartscrafts Like us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/videojug Follow us on Twitter - http://www.twitter.com/videojug
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An Introduction to Figurative Language in Poetry
 
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Presented by the Pageant Coterie is this nice little video for educational use.
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Top -22 Figures of Speech in English (Part-1)
 
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This video lesson illustrates the common Figures of Speech in English, with definitions and examples from various spheres of real life as well as literature. Do watch part-2 of this lesson : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K82A7QXBf-4 Also popular among students are the following lessons on 200 Most Important Idioms & phrases in English (useful for Competitive Exams) Lesson-1 (50 Idioms): https://youtu.be/U2D5pDGnmFA Lesson-2 (50 Idioms): https://youtu.be/e7_qZgBpQyQ About this lesson- The following Figures of Speech are covered in Part-1: 1. Simile 2. Metaphor 3. Personification 4. Apostrophe 5. Metonymy 6. Synecdoche 7. Onomatopoeia 8. Alliteration 9. Assonance 10. Pun Part-2 covers the following Figures of Speech: Antithesis Chiasmus Paradox Irony Rhetorical Question Hyperbole Understatement Litotes Anaphora Epistrophe Climax Anti-climax
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Paraphrasing:  The Basic Steps
 
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It is a necessary academic skill to paraphrase ideas when writing and reading. This video gives two examples of how to paraphrase.
Views: 475839 DiveIn Learning
Literary Genres and Subgenres (Fiction, Nonfiction, Drama, and Poetry) - Video and Worksheet
 
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Literary Genres video notesheet: http://www.englishunits.com/wp-content/uploads/Literary-Genres-and-Subgenres-Video-Notes.pdf Literary Genres worksheets and quizzes: http://www.englishunits.com/genres/ This video and worksheet teaches literary genres of fiction, nonfiction, drama, and poetry, as well as subgenres of each. Learners see an example of each genre and subgenre and practice identifying the genre and subgenre of several descriptions, then check their responses. This video was created by a US public school teacher for use with ESOL students learning mainstream English curriculum.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM: TEACHING OF POETRY
 
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ENGLISH LANGUAGE CLASSROOM: TEACHING OF POETRY This is one of the six videos for English language teaching (ELT) at the primary stage. This video presents poetry teaching through activities. Hope this will benefit teachers, learners and parents. YOUR COMMENTS ARE WELCOME. RAMANUJAM MEGANATHAN [email protected] DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN LANGUAGES NATIONAL COUNCIL OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH AND TRAINING (NCERT), NEW DELHI 110016
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How to Read Poetry
 
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Reading and interpreting poetry is often a frustrating event for students. Try this method, though! Read it once for an overview. Read it again, annotating the literary devices you notice. Finally, read it one more time, taking the time to put all the puzzle pieces together and form an interpretation. While this method won't solve all of your challenges, it may allow you to slow down, practice, and form stronger interpretations of difficult poetry!
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What's the Mood?
 
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Our interactive and fun approach to mood will delight and engage your whole class. To learn more about Scope magazine, visit http://scope.scholastic.com.
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Linguistics, Style and Writing in the 21st Century - with Steven Pinker
 
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Does writing well matter in an age of instant communication? Drawing on the latest research in linguistics and cognitive science, Steven Pinker replaces the recycled dogma of style guides with reason and evidence. Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe Watch the Q&A here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rYAnYXIhL0 In this brand-new talk, introduced by Lord Melvyn Bragg, Steven argues that style still matters: in communicating effectively, in enhancing the spread of ideas, in earning a reader’s trust and, not least, in adding beauty to the world. Steven Pinker is an experimental psychologist and one of the world’s foremost writers on language, mind, and human nature. He is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University and conducts research on language and cognition but also writes for publications such as the New York Times, Time, and is the author of many books, including The Language Instinct and How the Mind Works. Melvyn Bragg is a broadcaster, writer and novelist. He was made a Life Peer (Lord Bragg of Wigton) in 1998. Since then he has hosted over 660 episodes of In Our Time on subjects ranging from Quantum Gravity to Truth. He was presenter of the BBC radio series The Routes of English, a history of the English language. He is currently Chancellor of the University of Leeds Subscribe for regular science videos: http://bit.ly/RiSubscRibe The Ri is on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ri_science and Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/royalinstitution and Tumblr: http://ri-science.tumblr.com/ Our editorial policy: http://www.rigb.org/home/editorial-policy Subscribe for the latest science videos: http://bit.ly/RiNewsletter
Views: 454800 The Royal Institution
Lynne Ramsay - The Poetry of Details
 
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What can one detail tell us about a scene? If you’re Lynne Ramsay: absolutely everything. Today I consider the poetic possibilities of cinema and one of our finest contemporary filmmakers. For educational purposes only. You can donate to support the channel at Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/everyframeapainting And follow me here: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tonyszhou Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/everyframeapainting Music: Nick Drake - Cello Song The Beach Boys - In My Room (Instrumental) Aphex Twin - Goon Gumpas The Mamas & the Papas - Dedicated to the One I Love Interview Clips: Lynne Ramsay (Ratcatcher Criterion DVD) Martin Scorsese (Dinner for Five S03E16): http://bit.ly/VV0fhD Martin Scorsese (1970 WNYC Radio): http://bit.ly/1wZ2BhH Gasman (1997 short film): http://bit.ly/1bBiaS4 Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/Gfd7/
Views: 935411 Every Frame a Painting
The pleasure of poetic pattern - David Silverstein
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-pleasure-of-poetic-pattern-david-silverstein Humans are creatures of rhythm and repetition. From our breath to our gait: rhythm is central to our experience, and often brings us pleasure. We can find pleasure in the rhythm of a song, or even the rows of an orchard. Of course, too much repetition can also backfire. David Silverstein describes what poetic repetition is and why it works. Lesson by David Silverstein, animation by Avi Ofer.
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Alan Watts - Poetry is the Great Language
 
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Music: Vaeriel - Silver Lining
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The most important language you will EVER learn | Poet Ali | TEDxOrangeCoast
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Do you speak this language? Do you share the experience? These are questions that Poet Ali masterfully tries to answer in an original narrative. This talk explains why we should all learn the most important language that unites us all. Credits: Pictures and media are creative common or belong to the speaker Poet Ali is a Motivational Speaker, Actor, Writer, and Hip Hop Troubadour. He has used his voice and talents to be an advocate for many causes. He has toured global stages in Italy, Spain, the U.K., the Middle East, the Caribbean, and the U.S. As a Motivational Speaker he has been invited to share his talents at multiple national and international conferences and the TED talk stage. He has had many careers: Dancer/Choreographer, Editorial Writer, DJ, Percussionist, Hip Hop Artist, Actor, Teacher, Entrepreneur, Performer, and Speaker. Poet is currently on tour reaching out to the youth through his music, empowerment, and activism and owns a Production Studio in Long Beach, California where he works with Artists, Producers, and Writers from all over the world. Find out much more and join him at: http://www.PoetAli.com About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
Views: 937641 TEDx Talks
Jacob Ross: Pynter Bender 3 - narrative style of voice, truth, poetry, language, inspiration
 
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The renowned Jacob Ross reading his long-awaited first novel, Pynter Bender (4th Estate/Harper Collins). The only Caribbean nominee on the 2009 Commonwealth Writers' Prize short list (Canada and Caribbean Best Book) http://www.commonwealthfoundation.com/culturediversity/writersprize/cwp/2009%20prize/2009list/ http://jacobrossonline.com/The_Books/Pynter_Bender/Pynter_Reviews/pynter_reviews.html Set in and around the cane fields of Grenada in the Carribean 'Pynter Bender' is about the conflict between the world of men and women, men who walk away from their families and from the cane fields and their women who forbear. It brilliantly describes the birth of a modern West Indian island and the shaping of its people as they struggle to shuck off the systems that have essentially kept them in slavery for centuries. With him, writers from Peepal Tree Press with new books including Khadijah Ibrahiim reading from her poetry chapbook, Rootz Runnin - based on her childhood growing up in Leeds and Simon (symurai) Murray reading from Kill Yourself Now: True Confessions of an Advertising Genius (a novel as memoir detailing his time in the ad industry) plus Seni Seneviratnes gentle and accomplished poetic voice tracing her roots across oceans and centuries reading from her poetry collection Wild Cinnamon & Winter Skin. Location: @ Borders Leeds 20 February 2009
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√ How to Analyse Texts Critically - Critical Thinking - English
 
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#iitutor #English #CriticalThinking https://www.iitutor.com/ https://blog.gradeproof.com/need-more-inspiration-on-how-to-improve-your-writing/ Every Text Can Be Interpreted Every idea, theme and concept in a text is open for interpretation and its meaning can change. Don’t assume common knowledge, because even facts need to be proven. So, for that reason, you can choose to ignore more common analysis and come up with your own. Critical Analysis of Texts Texts can be analysed independently. There is no set consensus on how you should do it – only that you are able to justify the how and why in your argument. It requires breaking down a text and its key sections, a bit of note-taking, and for you to make clear distinctions. Construction of Story There is much to analyse in how a story is constructed. The way language and structure are used is important. It influences the meaning of the text. Think about how the form and style of an author affects how the text communicates. You should be looking for things such as: • medium • genre • style of prose/poetry • use of plot devices such as flashbacks, varied narrators and climax • formatting/editing • meaning • representation Language Visual and written language techniques are the simplest method you may use to interpret a text. You must think and analyse how and why they are used. You must constantly challenge the use of such techniques. look at how they contribute to meaning: • imagery, emotional and sensory language • metaphor • visual layout • camera and film techniques • dialogue • contrast, paradox and juxtaposition Characterisation Characterisation is an important consideration for critical analysis. By analysing how a character is portrayed, you can discuss their motives and purpose. This is not the same as describing a character. Characterisation can be indicated through description and dialogue, or through the ‘voice’ of the narrator. This is indicated through: • use of dialogue • description • character’s role (antagonist, protagonist, foil) • relationships • change in narration • language techniques and their effect on appearance Theme Theme is purely interpretive. Any theme you identify has to be justified and argued. Theme can be interpreted through a key idea or effect of a text. In other words, the theme is basically the predominant idea of what the text achieves through meaning. They can be ideas relating to: • philosophy/psychology • feelings • personal issues • political • social • cultural • religious/spiritual • life and its stages
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FREE STYLE POETRY LIGHT LANGUAGE CODE
 
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FEELING THE CELESTIAL COSMIC ION RADIANT ONE 11!11I11!11 RA~DI~AN~T~One. IAN NATHANIEL DAWKINS
What your speaking style, like, says about you | Vera Regan | TEDxDublin
 
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This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. How we use language - our accent, expressions, and the structure of our sentences - changes from region to region. Vera Regan explains why we should listen to these differences, and why language can act as a cultural barometer. Sociolinguist Vera Regan is a researcher at University College Dublin, and her work explores the relationship between our cultural landscape and our changing language. About TEDx, x = independently organized event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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Donald Hall - Working habits, writing for a living, and changes in style (37/111)
 
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To listen to more of Donald Hall’s stories, go to the playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVV0r6CmEsFyDI47p9qm-ZJtApB_9leMl US Poet Laureate Donald Hall (1928-2018) published essays and anthologies of both poetry and prose including "String too Short to be Saved: Recollections of Summers on a New England Farm", and "Ox-Cart Man", a children's book which won the Caldecott Medal. [Listener: Kendel Currier] TRANSCRIPT: I taught maybe three days a week, or maybe two days a week, with a... with a day of office hours, and the rest of the time I stayed home and worked, and I worked on poems first thing in the day. For almost my entire life, the first part of the day has been the day for... the time of the day for poems... and I was worried about my students, but I managed to make an island 6am-8am in the morning when I wouldn't think about papers to be corrected, or students with emotional problems, or students falling behind in their work, and I could just write poems. So I would get up with black coffee and write for two hours, and then, ping, I would start thinking about the classes I was teaching and the work I had to do, and so on. I was writing little prose at the time and mostly poetry. My son was three, four years old, and when he heard me get up in the morning, of course he wanted to play, so he would come downstairs in his blue Dr Denton's and his red hair, and want to play with Daddy, and I figured out something to do. I told him, 'Oh, I'm writing poems, you know'‚ and I said, 'Well, I'll write you a poem. What do you want me to write about?' And he was probably hungry, so he'd say something like, 'Toast', and I would write the poem: It feels so good to be/extremely buttery - what the toast said. And then he wanted me to draw... draw a picture of toast - well my drawing is notorious, like my singing, but I would - he didn't mind - he was four years old, and the... he would go back up to his room, clutching his poem and be... be satisfied, so I could get back to work. I did want to... I always wanted to make my living writing... at that point when I was beginning teaching, I thought I never would, but there was something in me that wanted it - to write other things as well, and one day Andrew came to me when he was four, and said that he had a wonderful idea, but it was scary. He was going to go to the lion store, and buy a lion seed and grow a lion in the pot in the windowsill, and I said, 'Thank-you', and I wrote a children's book called 'Andrew the Lion Farmer', about a little boy doing just that, you know, and so on. He was so proud... he was incredibly proud about that thing. And I did write occasional literary articles, and I began to write for The New York Times Book Review- lots of little casual pieces, some book reviews, and so on. Every now and then I tried a story, but it was almost entirely poetry, and my poetry began to change at that time for a number of reasons. Maybe, I had... I had been looking for change - I had been becoming dissatisfied with the kind of poetry that I was writing - even before, I mean in my last years as a junior fellow, I wrote a poem called 'Je Suis une Table', taking... taking it as a language mistake, like, Je suis la plume de ma tante, or something, and, in it, I inhabit a thickening - I am a table, and it means that I can't say, can't speak, can't speak what's on my mind, and I wrote it in syllabics, where you just count the number of syllables - you do not alternate louder and softer syllables the way you do in regular English meter - so it was a way of counting something, but avoiding the sound of the poetry that I had been writing, and I think that there was a sense in me that I could write only in certain ways - only in certain tones, and attitudes, and cleverness, and so on, that... therefore I felt inarticulate. There were things in me that wanted to speak, that couldn't speak. When I was writing that poem I had no such thought but I look back at it, and remember what was going on in my head at that time, I think it was.
Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing
 
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The Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching (HILT), in collaboration with the Harvard Writers at Work Lecture Series, welcomed Professor Steven Pinker and Visiting Professor Jill Abramson on December 9th, 2014 in a talk at Harvard titled, "Mastering Style: The Learning and Teaching of Writing." The discussion, inspired by the recent publication of Professor Pinker’s book, The Sense of Style: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Writing in the 21st Century, was focused on the teaching and learning of writing, associated challenges, and practical recommendations. The starting point of effective writing, Pinker shared, is for the author to determine a mental model of the communication scenario between the writer and the reader. Pinker shared the “classic style” theory of interpreting writer/reader communication from literary scholars Francis-Noel Thomas and Mark Turner. Classic style aims to help the reader see objective reality, which can be accomplished by focusing on the thing being shown and not on the activity of studying it, as well as by avoiding clichés and “metaconcepts” (concepts about concepts), among other recommendations. Academic writing, in contrast, is frequently written in postmodern or self-conscious style, one that includes apologizing and hedging.
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Top 5 Tips to Develop Your Fiction Writing Voice
 
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Aspiring writers often wonder how to develop their writing voice. In this video I go over my top tips for developing a strong voice that works well for your novel. This video is part of my Novel Boot Camp series. A new video will be posted every weekday in July. The FULL SCHEDULE can be viewed here: https://ellenbrockediting.com/2016/06/22/novel-boot-camp-free-novel-writing-course-workshop-in-july/ Please like, subscribe, and share my videos! It really helps me out. Thanks for watching! VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS - Reading a wide variety of novels is essential in creating a strong voice. - Avoid stealing or mimicking another writer's voice because you will struggle to maintain that voice over the long run. You will likely get frustrated and quit writing. Five Tips for Developing Your Writing Voice 1. Write with Intention - Think about the emotion and tone you want to convey to readers and make sure your word choices reflect it. If you want to create a tense or scary tone, don't compare clouds to fluffy pillows. If you want to create an uplifting tone, don't compare a mountain range to the edge of a serrated knife. 2. Experiment with Point of View - Writers often stick to one point of view because they are comfortable with it or because they believe their genre requires a specific point of view. Experimenting with point of view and choosing the one that works better for you can significantly improve your voice. 3. Edit - Some writers believe that a strong voice means you get everything right the first time, but this is not the case. All writers need to edit their work to bring out their voice and to replace sloppy similes or poor word choices. Editing is a great way to pull out the voice you're shooting for. 4. Know the Basics - A "weak voice" often just means that the writer hasn't mastered the basics. Make sure you understand point of view, passive speech, and tense. It's also important to recognize and avoid cliches, filtering, and telling. Learning and applying the basics can move your voice from weak to competent. 5. Relax - It takes a long time to develop a strong voice so try to be patient. You can also relax because a strong voice is not nearly as important as most writers think it is. So long as your voice is competent and isn't blatantly weak, it is probably strong enough to be successful so long as the story itself is worth telling. A voice that simply gets the job done is sufficient in most genres and most stories.
Views: 52171 Ellen Brock
Why Shakespeare loved iambic pentameter - David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor
 
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View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-shakespeare-loved-iambic-pentameter-david-t-freeman-and-gregory-taylor Shakespeare sometimes gets a bad rap in high schools for his complex plots and antiquated language. But a quick peek into the rhythm of his words reveals a poet deeply rooted in the way people spoke in his time — and still speak today. Why do Shakespeare’s words have such staying power? David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor uncover the power of iambic pentameter. Lesson by David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor, animation by Brad Purnell.
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Figurative Language and Poetic Devices: Teaching Poetry (Virtual Tour)
 
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Student interest in poetry is raised by implementing an engaging and effective unit. See the lesson plan at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/balancedliteracydiet/Recipe/50565/ and do a virtual tour of this teacher’s classroom at http://www.oise.utoronto.ca/balancedliteracydiet/56GD.html. Also go to http://www.LitDiet.org for more free teaching activities and virtual classroom tours.
How learning German taught me the link between maths and poetry | Harry Baker | TEDxVienna
 
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In mathematics there are right answers. In poetry there are no wrong ones. Find out how learning a foreign language, especially one that can be as beautifully logical as German, taught World Slam Poetry Slam Champion Harry Baker the two were a lot more linked than he realised. More information on http://www.tedxvienna.at Poet and Mathematician Harry Baker has always had a love of language, and his work has taken him around the world and exposed him to many voices and languages used to express those voices. Living in Germany was no different! This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx
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Before I Got My Eye Put Out - The Poetry of Emily Dickinson: Crash Course English Lit #8
 
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In which John Green concludes the Crash Course Literature mini-series with an examination of the poetry of Emily Dickinson. Sure, John explores the creepy biographical details of Dickinson's life, but he also gets into why her poems have remained relevant over the decades. John discusses Dickinson's language, the structure of her work, her cake recipes. He also talks about Dickinson's famously eccentric punctuation, which again ends up relating to her cake recipes. Also, Dickinson's coconut cake recipe is included. Also, here are links to some of the poems discussed in the video: Faith is a Fine Invention: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/177763 I Heard a Fly Buzz--When I Died: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/174972 Before I Got My Eye Put Out: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/182805 Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @crashcoursestan @raoulmeyer @saysdanica Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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The Language of Poetry
 
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a presentation of the vocab words of poetry by Brayden Davison-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/join -- Create animated videos and animated presentations for free. PowToon is a free tool that allows you to develop cool animated clips and animated presentations for your website, office meeting, sales pitch, nonprofit fundraiser, product launch, video resume, or anything else you could use an animated explainer video. PowToon's animation templates help you create animated presentations and animated explainer videos from scratch. Anyone can produce awesome animations quickly with PowToon, without the cost or hassle other professional animation services require.
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What Shakespeare's English Sounded Like - and how we know
 
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Botched rhymes, buried puns and a staged accent that sounds more Victorian than Elizabethan. No more! Use linguistic sleuthing to dig up the surprisingly different sound of the bard's Early Modern English. Subscribe for language: https://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=NativLang Be my patron: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=584038 ~ Briefly, and without spoilers ~ I'm embarrassed to admit that this is the first time I ever really got into Shakespeare. There's a personal story here, which I'll quickly share in the video. The idea of reconstructing his pronunciation intrigued me. As I started making trips to the library and downloading old grammars, I just found the questions piling on. I did find some answers for you. It starts with his odd spelling - well, the spelling he inherited. Chaucer's medieval spelling was followed by modern sound changes, including the start of the Great Vowel Shift. The introduction of Caxton's printing press and the spelling debates put Early Modern English in a state of flux by Shakespeare's time. They also left our first trail of evidence. Other evidence comes from rhythm, rhymes and - more reluctantly - puns. Many of these don't work the same way anymore, from the rhymes like "sea" and "prey" to the rhythm of "housewifery". Modern dialects add another layer of evidence, at times preserving features that standard English accents, notably RP, have lost. The sound of his language is also shaped by his grammar. His use of "thou" and his third-person "-th" vs "-s" verb endings always stand out to English speakers. Finally, though data-crunchers challenge his legendary status as king of all the words, we consider how innovative he was in the way he used words. We end with a note on linguist David Crystal's Original Pronunciation ("OP") experiment at the reconstructed Globe Theatre, and some thoughts on what studying Shakespeare's sounds as a different pronunciation system says about him and about us. ~ Credits ~ Narration, art and animation by Josh from NativLang. Some of the music, too. Sources for claims and for imgs, sfx, fonts and music: https://docs.google.com/document/d/183wkdASSh4RfY52I5hdPOB3-v2gquXwlpd8EyINZHSE/
Views: 1896779 NativLang
Literary Style
 
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Literary Device Project for School
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Poet to the Poor Audiobook by John Kaniecki
 
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Listen to the full audiobook Poet to the Poor: Poetry of Hope for the Bottom One Percent, for free at audilib.com Format: Unabridged Written by: John Kaniecki Narrated by: Rob Saladino Publisher: Dreaming Big Publications Release date: 2/8/2017 Duration: 2 hrs and 30 mins Language: English Genres: Poetry Poet to the Poor is a collection of poetry written for the bottom one-percent. This work draws from historical figures and everyday people from John's life, creating a powerful poetic testimony. In revolutionary fashion John defies both the politics of the day and the modern style of poetry. The poems are written in a wide variety of styles, and rhyming is prominent. Passion and purpose abounds in these words. With over 40 of the poems previously published, this work constitutes John's best, including the award winning poem "Tea with Joe Hill". If you want something to inspire you to change the world, this book is a must. Take a journey into the lives of the bottom one percent. The poor. Contact: [email protected]
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Exploring Language Through Poetry
 
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Exploring Language Through Poetry
Understanding Iambic Pentameter
 
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A brief tutorial on meter and iambic pentameter.
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How and Why We Read: Crash Course English Literature #1
 
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In which John Green kicks off the Crash Course Literature mini series with a reasonable set of questions. Why do we read? What's the point of reading critically. John will argue that reading is about effectively communicating with other people. Unlike a direct communication though, the writer has to communicate with a stranger, through time and space, with only "dry dead words on a page." So how's that going to work? Find out with Crash Course Literature! Also, readers are empowered during the open letter, so that's pretty cool. The Reading List! Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare: http://dft.ba/-shakespearerj The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald: http://dft.ba/-fitzgeraldgg Catcher in the Rye: http://dft.ba/-catcher Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson: http://dft.ba/-dickinson Some of these are available from gutenberg.org as free ebooks. You should check that out. Follow us! @thecrashcourse @realjohngreen @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @thoughtbubbler @saysdanica Support CrashCourse on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/crashcourse
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"Hand-made"--Cambodian-style!
 
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Beauty in hand (s)... The subject and object of this short video, shot in Cambodia. Poetry in motion--Cambodian-style!
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"To This Day" ... for the bullied and beautiful | Shane Koyczan
 
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By turn hilarious and haunting, poet Shane Koyczan puts his finger on the pulse of what it's like to be young and ... different. "To This Day," his spoken-word poem about bullying, captivated millions as a viral video (created, crowd-source style, by 80 animators). Here, he gives a glorious, live reprise with backstory and violin accompaniment by Hannah Epperson. None of this would be possible without the participation of the following people and organizations: Animators: Ryan Kothe, Mike Healey, Will Fortanbary, Brian San, Diego De la Rocha, Gizelle Manalo, Adam Plouff, Mike Wolfram, Hyun Min Bae, Oliver Sin, Seth Eckert, Viraj Ajmeri, Vishnu Ganti, Yun Wang, Boris Wilmot, Cameron Spencer, DeAndria Mackey, Matt Choi, Reimo Õun, Samantha Bjalek, Eli Treviño, Ariel Costa, Caleb Coppock, James Mabery, Samir Hamiche, Waref Abu Quba, Deo Mareza and Clara, Josh Parker, Scott Cannon, Thomas McKeen, Kaine Asika, Marcel Krumbiegel, Teresa del Pozo, Eric Paoli Infanzón, Maxwell Hathaway, Rebecca Berdel, Zach Ogilvie, Anand Mistry, Chase Ogden, Dominik Grejc, Gideon Prins, Lucy Chen, Mercedes Testa, Rickard Bengtsson, Stina Seppel, Daniel Göttling, Julio C. Kurokodile, Marilyn Cherenko, Tim Darragh, Jaime Ugarte, Joe Donaldson, Josh Beaton, Margaret Schiefer, Rodrigo Ribeiro, Ryan Kaplan, Yeimi Salazar, Daniel Bartels, Joe Donaldson, Daniel Molina, Sitji Chou, Tong Zhang, Luc Journot, Vincent Bilodeau, Amy Schmitt, Bert Beltran, Daniel Moreno Cordero, Marie Owona, Mateusz Kukla, Sean Procter, Steven Fraser, Aparajita R, Ben Chwirka, Cale Oglesby, Igor Komolov, Markus Magnusson, Remington McElhaney, Tim Howe, Agil Pandri, Jessie Tully, Sander Joon, Kumphol Ponpisute, James Waters, Chris Koelsch, Ronald Rabideau, Alessandro & Manfredi, Andrea López, Howey Mitsakos Produced by Giant Ant: Leah Nelson, Jorge R. Canedo Estrada, Alicia Katz, for having the bravery to helm such a monumental project. Brett Wilson, Joni Avram, for their generosity of spirit and tireless support. Olivia Mennell, Maiya Robbie, Stefan Bienz, Corwin Fox, Aaron Joyce, Christina Zaenker, Melissa Bandura, for creating such a beautiful piece of music and having the patience to explore this art form with me. Christi Thompson, Jess Sloss, for keeping me organized and making me appear to look like I know what I'm doing. Loretta Mozart AKA my Grandmother, Sandy Garossino, Nea Reid, bullying.org, for never saying "You can't do that." For always saying "OK... how can I help?" TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector
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Writing Chinese Calligraphy with Style : How to Write Chinese Calligraphy: Echo
 
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Learn how to write Chinese characters in proper calligraphy style! This free video shows you how to write beautiful Chinese calligraphy more easily. Expert: Bo Feng Bio: Bo Feng is an experienced Chinese/English translator and interpreter. He has worked for Chinese International Travel Services, Lingnan Art Publishing House and Phillips Petroleum. Filmmaker: Christian Munoz-Donoso
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How Do You Cite A Poem In MLA?
 
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Mla quote & paraphrase writing libguides at loyola. This sheet is to when quoting three or fewer lines of poetry (1. Quoting from poems in an essay. Provide the author and specific page citation (in case of verse, provide line numbers) in text, include a complete reference on works cited jan 27, 2017 mla (modern language association) style is most commonly used to cited, which should not be italicized or enclosed quotation marksif you cite more than one poem from same collection, create for each. The how to cite poems found online in mla style. Googleusercontent search. There are no specific guidelines in mla to cite a poem. Mla formatting quotations the purdue university online writing lab. Title of work from a published collection. It's accurate and free!jun 5, 2017 citing sources in mla. Only include the line number in parenthetical citation may 13, 2015 easybib can help you cite a poem from your text book (see link below), here's how type isbn of (find inside front journal article mla format for free. Indent quotations of four or more lines jun 13, 2016 (2016), published by the modern language association. Whenever you quote a phrase or borrow an idea, use citations. Usually a paper will incorporate all. Citation description author of quoted source. Place the titles of poems in quotation marks when writing them a sentence. Two or three lines may be apr 6, 2017 the block quote is used for direct quotations that are longer than four of a always when quoting dialogue between mar 30, class handout another source. For example, if you are citing a poem from nov 4, 2016 to indicate short quotations (fewer than four typed lines of prose or three verse) in your text, enclose the quotation within double marks. Type short quotations of three lines or less in the text your essay. Instead, cite the poem in context which you found it. Mla in text citation of poetry and dramahow do i cite a poem from my textbook mla style? Ask com machine format generator for journal article. When using part or all of a single line poetry, put it in quotation marks within your text. How do i cite a poem on an essay easybib. Parenthetical citations poetry mla style parenthetical block quote guide 8th edition libguides at western unpublished document, including class handout citation bibme generate book for your bibliography. Shakespeare citations mla formatting and citing literary works in the text. Use double in text quotation of poems and plays mla style. Poem or bibme lets you easily and automatically create book citations build your bibliography in mla. Quoting one line or less from a poem. Style and formatting guide for citing a work of poetry. Or an article in a scholarly journal, the part is written with quotation marks and then titles of sources that quotations can add interest to essay or provide concrete example point you want get across your reader, which especially important for papers how cite poems found online mla stylepoems are cited much same way as those pr
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Ep #36 with Tantra Zawadi, spoken word artist
 
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Ep #36 with Tantra Zawadi, spoken word artist. Tantra has an unmistakable style of language in her poetry and her performances are always filled with love and connection. We met in Senegal in 2013 for the Senegal-America Project with our partner Tony Vacca, who joins us for the live music at the end of the show. She is the African Mermaid! She lives in NYC and works with many music producers there and in Europe. A Worldsoul Records production derrikjordan.com The World Fusion Show podcasts are on iTunes, Soundcloud or anywhere you get your podcasts.
Rap Poetry/Music is Verbal Martial Arts, Violent language Turned into Art
 
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2pac and Immortal Technique are two of the very few Artists out there that has effectively turned violent language and poetry into Art. They represent true hip hop as much as Bruce Lee represents True Martial Arts. Martial Art is a beautiful peaceful display of physical violence. Rap Music and poetry when expressed by a true Artist becomes a beautiful peaceful dispaly of verbal violence.
HISTORY OF IDEAS - Romanticism
 
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Romanticism is a historical movement that still hugely colours how we tend to feel and look at the world: it’s responsible for the way we approach love, nature, business and children. This is its history. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://www.theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ Please help us to make films by pressing Subscribe: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7 Produced in collaboration with Marcus Round http://www.marcusround.com #TheSchoolOfLife
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