Aims of Teaching Poetry To spur the latent creative talents of the students. To give pleasure. To lay the foundation for an adequate appreciation of what is beautiful in life. To ease the ennui caused by the intensive study of other subjects. To develop power of imagination. To train the emotions, develop aesthetic sense and create love for English literature.
Teaching Poetry Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings, recollected in tranquility- William Wordsworth Poetry is the rhythmic creation of beauty- Edgar Allan Poe Poetry is musical thought- Thomas Carlyle If poetry does not come as leaves to a tree, it is better not to have come at all- John Keats Just as musicians uses sounds, the poet
Barriers to the Proper Learning of Literature The literary language is far removed from the ordinary language. An artist, touched by the intensity of his experience, is very often taken away, “on the viewless wings of poesy”, from the ordinary world to an imaginary world. Sometimes the existing words fail to convey his emotion and then he coins new words or uses
Aims of Teaching Literature Learning literature helps us to refine and fine-tune our attitude to life and awareness of the world. The characters and situations that we come across in literature help us become more tolerant and large-hearted. Our selfishness, narrow-minded nationalism and pessimism will give way to an unconditional adherence to universal human values. It helps imp
Teaching Literature The charm and beauty, the splendor and grandeur, the richness and variety of its literature, is perhaps the greatest treasure of the English language. From Chaucer and Spenser, through Shakespeare and Marlowe and Milton and Wordsworth and Keats, to Yeats and Eliot, English language is fortunate to have never-ending line of exotic writers who have mesmeriz
Purpose of Dictation Dictation is a very useful method to improve the spelling of students. It is an effective technique used both in language teaching and in testing. If properly used, dictation can provide practice in several skills – listening comprehension, vocabulary building, reading speed and comprehension, elementary aspects of handwriting, punctuation, spel