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Bio Poem: Sample Bio Poems
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Bio Poem Assignment
The novel The Scarlet Letter is filled with symbolism: the letter, a rose, weeds, and a pearl just to name a few. Write a bio-poem about one of the main characters: Hester, Pearl, Dimmesdale, or Chillingworth, and attach it to a symbol that is appropriate to his/her character.
Include 11 lines and follow this pattern:
Line 1: Your character’s first name
Line 2: Four words that describe your character
Line 3: Brother or sister of...
Line 4: Lover of...(three ideas or people)
Line 5: Who feels...(three ideas)
Line 6: Who needs...(three ideas)
Line 7: Who gives...(three ideas)
Line 8: Who fears...(three ideas)
Line 9: Who would like to see...
Line 10: Resident of
Line 11: His or her last name
In at least one of the lines refer to some symbol in the book that helps describe the personality, emotions, or actions of the character featured in your poem.
Sample Bio Poem
Since you all read To Kill a Mockingbird last year and know the characters in that novel, I wrote a sample bio poem featuring Scout as the main character and included the symbol of the mockingbird in the poem, just as the assignment requires.
Tomboy, brave, intelligent, loving
Sister of Jem
Lover of justice, chewing gum, reading, and Alabama summers
Who feels outrage when her dad is maligned, happiness when school is over, and fright on a dark Halloween night.
Who needs her dad's acceptance, Jem's loyalty, and Dill's admiration
Who gives friendship easily, black eyes to cousins, and sassy words to Calpurnia
Who fears Boo's dark house, owls in the night, and giving her open palms to the teacher
Who would like to see all mockingbirds sing freely whether they are creatures of flight, shy neighbors, or kind handymen
Resident of Maycomb, Alabama