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CLIP 6494

Imagery and poetry

Imagery and poetry
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Key Info
  • Imagery and poetry
  • Duration: 03:28
  • The poems 'The School Bell' and 'Spaghetti' by Frank Flynn and 'The Beach' by William Hart-Smith are read over a visual background. Craig Charles discusses how the poets have used simile and metaphor to create images.
  • Subject:

    Literacy

       Topic:

    Poetry with discussion

  • Keywords: imagery, simile, metaphor, personification, poems
Ideas for use in class
  • A model for the teaching of simile and metaphor.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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