In a few words, can you describe the mood of The Shaman and the Thief ?
What is going on in the poem? Give a short description.
Symbols: A person, object or image that stands for something else Metaphors: A comparison between two things without using 'like' or 'as' Imagery: A description in a poem that appeals to one of the 5 senses
Can you give examples of imagery in the song?
Work together in pairs: What aspects of the poem resonated the most with you and why?
Create a drawing to illustrate the poem
What is the main theme of the poem?
- Crash of cultures
Brain break: Draw a self-portrait as a giant carrot
How does the author use imagery in the poem?
- To evoke emotion
- To explain the plot
- To emphasize the theme
- To create suspense
Take It or Leave It : Negatively charged words