12 Sign Language Poetry

English Notes
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Sign language poetry 

All languages have their own poetry. Sign Language has its own poetry. Language used in poetry is important. Any language including sign language use poetry as a tool for ideas which are given in a brief way; it is an ‘art’ language and is very different from everyday language.

All language has rules of grammar but with poetry these can be adapted and added to. When people are watching signed poetry it draws them in and they want to explore it further.


12.1 Repetition

12.2 Symmetry

12.3 Poetry Quiz

12.4 Neologisms


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