The paraphrase should contain all the ideas in the poem in such a way as to make them clear and to make the central, or theme, of the poem accessible. Othello was a tragedy, but I think that that’s what made the class interested in the play. Paraphrasing is NOT simply replacing words with synonyms or rearranging the structure of sentences. Distinctions between poetry and other imaginative literature are that poetry is the most condensed and concentrated form of literature. We did a lot of reading this quarter and lucky us, all the books were good. A paraphrased poem is a literal translation in regular prose without rhyme or meter. Explore the concept of a "central purpose" of a poem.". Paraphrasing and summarising Writing information in your own words is a highly acceptable way to include the ideas of other people in your writing. •Read so as to hear the sounds of words in your mind.•Always pay careful attention to what the poem is saying. The only thing I have to complain about second quarter is that I don’t feel like I am where I should be. •Identifying the speaker and the occasion of the poem show dramatic quality of the poetry because the speaker and the occasion might reflect the poets life, while the speaker and the occasion may only be something fictional that the poet thought up. •To paraphrase a poem means to restate it in different language, so as to make its prose sense as plain as possible. •The concept of a central purpose of a poem would be to figure out what the poem was written for. Without knowing why the poem was written we don’t get the full effect of the poem. The bold words on the right were in the original text. I always wanted to read it; I just never had the chance. The five steps to paraphrasing may seem straightforward, but writing an idea in a different way than the published version can be difficult. The paraphrase should contain all the ideas in the poem in such a way as to make them clear and to make the central, or theme, of the poem accessible. Explain how identifying the speaker and the occasion of the poem show the dramatic quality of the poetry. 1.Review the 5 preliminary suggestions for reading poems. Paraphrasing. Although I’m still not where I want to be, I believe that second quarter helped me climb a little higher to where I want to be. Quarter 2 is finally over and I believe I have good work to show for it. Tartuffe by Moliere was extremely funny, which made it a lot easier to read. Consider the difference between the means and the ends in determining a central purpose of a poem. The goal is to rephrase the ideas in your own words without evaluating or addressing the author's hidden messages or underlying themes. There are two ways you can do this: paraphrasing and summarising. This comment has been removed by the author. 2. Once I finally got to dab into the mind that Dostoevsky had created in his book, I couldn’t stop reading, it was too good. Trust, a good quality in a person until the person becomes too trusting of the other people around them. List step in paraphrasing, and create paraphrases of several poems, showing how paraphrase helps to clarify the theme. 6.Determine which ideas in this chapter are exemplified in the following poems. •The poem There’s been a Death, in the Opposite House best exemplifies paraphrasing because it is simple to put it in your own words and figure out the meaning of the poem. Paraphrasing isn't the same as explicating or analyzing a poem. We all had the same question, “Who was going to fall victim to Shakespeare’s deaths?” well by the end of the play we all knew, and I was upset because the ending was unfair, but I guess that’s why they call a tragedy right? It involves rephrasing a text substantially while retaining the original meaning. Paraphrasing tips. Looking for moral instruction and beauty may be limiting approaches because if you do what is morally correct to the world, and write about what the world think beauty is, you deny yourself the chance to find out what your personal opinion on those subjects are. Hopefully third quarter bring that security. It is very important, however, to paraphrase and summarise correctly because there is a fine balance between acceptable and unacceptable 4. •The means of determining a central purpose of a poem would be determining what the poet was trying to say, and then the ends of it would be whether or not you agree with it or not. But I do know what it is I have to fix to get there. “The Last Night that She Lived” portrays all the things exemplified in the chapter because the language isn’t dry, or scarce, the writing has more behind what’s read, and the poem causes feelings with the story. 4. •The means of determining a central purpose of a poem would be determining what the poet was trying to say, and then the ends of it would be whether or not you agree with it or not. My favorite book as you can already imagine was Crime and Punishment, and it’s going to be hard to top that this year; but then again we are reading Wuthering Heights third quarter, and that book was also good.