learning goal:  what role do the these poetic tools play in a traditional ghazal: qasida, couplet, matla, enjambment (run-on line)?

check paragraph submissions

KR journal: longing (e.g., for home, for someone/something lost)

WB poems: uncertainty, etc.

introduce: qasida, as ancestor of ghazal (two handouts)

review Kathwari’s ghazal, “In Another Country”–for elements of traditional ghazal (esp.  subject, string of pearls, 5-12 couplets, matla & makhta)

assignment–for next Poetry Day, a traditional ghazal in the voice of or about a character from the novel; use as much concrete imagery as possible

time–to read and/or compose

 

 

 

Advertisements