How do you even begin to write a poem about a character in a book?
It s for my summer reading, i have to write a poem of any type about the character Beneatha Younger from the play A Raisin in the Sun, and I do not even know where to start.
- bluebellbkkLv 76 months agoFavorite Answer
You begin by reading the book more than once, until you really understand the character and what makes her tick. There's no point in putting pen to paper until you know who she was and why she did the things she did.
Once you have a good grip on the essence of the character, you'll find it much easier to write your poem.
- Noah ThallLv 66 months ago
Write your poem from Beneatha's point of view, as if you are that charecter. If Beneatha were writing this poem, what might she have to say? What would it be about? This is called a "persona" poem.
- 6 months ago
just do it.....how do you speak......do you think of every word before you start the sentence.something good will be n something bad. keep what you need
- lovechildLv 76 months ago
Use imagination to try to feel the characters personality. Then write a list of descriptive words about them, and start with that.
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- Anonymous6 months ago
Just brainstorm facts about the character for starters. Then divide them in to paragraphs. Then in to verses. You're stressing too much. Just do it.
- Sir CausticLv 66 months ago
Just talk about how the raisin dries out in the sun and don't forget to mention the flies laying their eggs in it, and stufff, and you could even sneak in a warning or two about the importance of keeping the said raisin in an airtight container or perhaps it's best if you just eat the damn thing and don't leave it lying around in the sun. Hope this helped.
- monkeydamourLv 76 months ago
Try writing a clerihew.