Songs vs. Poems (SL)

5 07 2011

TASKS for today:

1. Read the Elements of Poetry texts from these links:

Source 1

Source 2

2. Watch the music video of the song “It’s Oh So Quiet” by Bjork.

Youtube Link

Lyrics Link

Download Link

3. Write ONE short essay (500-750 words) which addresses ALL of these questions:

  • Which poetry elements can be found in Bjork’s song?
  • How did the music video make the song more meaningful?
  • How are poems different from songs? Can songs be considered poetic?

4. Email me your essay TODAY at … Please take note of the email address. A few of you emailed me using a different email address yesterday.




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