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Poetic Elements In "Over The Rainbow/What a Wonderful World"
Transcript of Poetic Elements In "Over The Rainbow/What a Wonderful World"
Over the Rainbow/ What a Wonderful World by IZ, is a song of total poetry. He uses a good mix of poetic devices in the song to help bring the words to life. Ones such as, "red roses", "skies of blue", etc. IZ begins by wanting more in life than he has, looks around and recognizes the beauty of what is currently arround him but, leaves still wanting more. Therefore, the song gives us a theme of: Eventhough you may not realize it, you don't always have to look outside your surroundings to find contentment.
Where troubkes melt like lemon drops-Simile
"How do you do?"-Dialogue
What a wonderful world.-Alliteration
Somewhere over the rainbow.-Refrain
What a wonderful world-Refrain
~red roses too
~skies of blue
~clouds of white
~colors of the rainbow
~I hear babies cry
Speaker, Setting, ans Tone
Speaker: IZ (author)
Begins by looking for something better over the rainbow, shifts to how wonderful the world is, then goes back to wishing for a perfect place.
Tone: Over the Rainbow Part- Wishful, Discontent
What a Wonderful World- Content, Appreciative
Even though you may not realize it, you don't always have to look outside your surroundings to find contentment.
Song By: Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
Prezi By: Talleri Tunal
When he is speaking of the wonderful things over the rainbow, you picture this perfect, happy place. However, when he begins talking about the wonderful world around him, you are able to see the beautiful things that he already enjoys.