Elena Aguilar's Five Reasons Why Poetry Is Important In Education
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Poetry is very important to the mind of people. In this essay I will discuss why poetry is important to the individual, in education, and for society all together. I will be using context from “Five Reasons Why We Need Poetry in Schools” by Elena Aguilar and “Why Teaching Poetry Is So Important “by Andrew Simmons.
Poetry works on the individual like a mechanic works on a car. First you must observe it and understand its basics by language and how it was put together. Then you must dig into it showing its true colors and insides with meaning and history. Finally you see all the pieces and put it back together to see the whole picture. Even young children can understand poetry, they may not understand the words, but they understand rhythm and