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Introduction to Poetry Scansion Feb. 8

We marked the stressed and unstressed syllables in four different types of meter in poetry on Tuesday in Freshman English. The poems we used are printed below. Four Different Types of Meter in Poetry Example of iamb: A Thousand Years From Now By Carrie Richards For he who leans upon the ancient tree In future’s … Continue reading

Scanning lines of poetry for meter Jan 9, 2013

Here is film of our freshman English class Jan. 9.  I have a worksheet with lines from many different poems.  Your job is to mark the stressed and unstressed syllables in the lines and then come up with what type of meter it is.  The video shows us working on it together in class after … Continue reading