The Benefits of Poetry
Appreciation of language
Education by metaphor
How to Approach Poetry
General Approach: Simon Sinek's Why? How? What?
Linguistic Approach: Words and Sentences
Literary Approach: Form and Context
Rhetorical Approach: Poetic Devices
Critical Approach: Critical ideologies of readers
Functions of Poetry
Identity: Touching upon patriotic pride.
Morality: Concerning ethical value.
Mystery: Dealing with a religious understanding of life.
Communication: Experimenting with language to express ideas very clearly to the audience.
Entertainment: Having some therapeutic healing effect on the audience.
Record: Showing the real life as it is in society.
Truth: Referring to the factual negotiation that poets do through imagination in their poems.
Beauty: Having the artistic function of poetry.
Justice: Relating to social protest by people in various forms especially poetry.
Self: Dealing with our own self.
Nature: Ecological Awareness
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