Ghazal The style of poem that is going to be explained by CHRISTOPHER CHOI
The meaning It means rhyming couplets and a refrain. Each line must share the same meter. A ghazal may be understood as a poetic expression of both the pain of loss or separation and the beauty of love in spite of that pain.
Meaning 2 • A ghazal is composed of couplets, five or more. • It is made in Arabian and those countries close Arabia. • Lot of the ghazal concentrates on love. • The theme is about love.(usually) an illicit and unattainable love.
examples • Nami-danam chi manzilbuudshabjaayki man buudam;Baharsuraqs-e bismilbuudshabjaayki man buudam.Paripaikarnigaar-e sarwqaddelaalarukhsare;Sarapaaafat-e dilbuudshabjaayki man buudam.-nobody would understand but it is a Ghazal. • Amir Khusro's Persian ghazalNamidanam chi manzilbuudshab:
example • Translation • I wonder what was the place where I was last night,All around me were half-slaughtered victims of love, tossing about in agony.There was a nymph-like beloved with cypress-like form and tulip-like face,Ruthlessly playing havoc with the hearts of the lovers.
activity • I will do a quiz If you get it right I will give you guys something special. • 1st prize: candy • 2nd prize: candy
Question no.1 • What country is Ghazal made in?
Question no.2 • What is Ghazal’s topic usually about?
Question no.3 • Each line has same _____??
answers • No.1:arabia • No.2 love • No.3:meter