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G07: L&L China and me: Home

Statement of Inquiry

China and meStatement of Inquiry

Poetic traditions colour the world, and shape how we understand ourselves and language.



  • What are the elements of poetic language?
  • What is symbolism?
  • What is connotative meaning and denotative meaning?
  • What is figurative language?


  • What is poetry?
  • How has my culture impacted my exposure to poetry so far?
  • What makes a good poem?
  • How can poetry help me understand the relationship between people and place?


  • Is poetry necessary?
  • Is poetry fun?
  • Why do people say poetry is difficult?
  • Why would people say poetry is not important?

Global Context: 

  • Personal and cultural expression

Key Concept:

  • Creativity

Related Concepts:

  • Self-expression

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