Employing Poetry Painting as an Approach for Developing English Majors’ Analytical Skills of Poetic Texts

نوع المستند : المقالة الأصلية


قسم المناهج وطرق التدريس كلية التربية، جامعة 6 أكتوبر، جمهورية مصر العربية


The current research investigated the effectiveness of employing painting poetry as a teaching approach to develop analytical skills among students of the English Department when analyzing the poetic text. The research included the quasi-experimental design where the study sample was divided into a control group and an experimental group. The experimental group students received teaching using a visual representation of poems through painting them by students under the supervision of a specialist in fine art in workshops, while the control group received a traditional teaching course. The research conducted a pre-post test to measure the effectiveness of painting poetry on developing  the second year, English majors’ poetic texts analytical skills at Faculty of Education , October 6 University. The results showed a significant development for English majors’ poetic texts analytical skills through the employment of poetry painting approach. Through painting, students not only visualize the imagery and themes within the poems but also symbolically represent abstract concepts and emotions, deepening their understanding of the text. Painting help students to deduce figurative language of the poem, determine the emotional state of the poet, write poetry in the form of prose, as well as provide a summary of poems, compared to the control group, which highlights the benefits of integrating fine-art- based learning approach. This research offers an innovative pedagogical strategy for developing analytical skills in the context of poetry analysis, enriching students' linguistic and analytical abilities

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