ACROSTIC WRITING (DEFINITION/SAMPLES)
WELCOME TO THE ART OF ACROSTIC WRITING PAGE
ACROSTIC WRITING is a very special, personalize & creative form of writing. A very effective way of conveying thoughts, feeling or even sending messages.
The word "Acrostic" is defined as a poem, word puzzle , or other compositions in which letters in a word are used to compose word, lyrics, or phases.
Origin of this word is a French word "Acrosticle" and the Greek word "Akrostickhis": which comprises of these two words- "Akro: which means "send" & "Stikhis" which means row/line of a verse. In other word this form of writing allow the wrier to send a word/row/line of verse which will could be personalized. understandable to the recipient/receiver.
PURPOSE OF ACROSTIC WRITING
It very interesting to note that this form of writing has been used for centuries...Mostly used as a very effective way of sending secret messages/codes etc. The purposes of this form of writing is unlimited primarily because this enables . This enables to use letters of words ( e.g. names of people, occasions, places etc.) to form lyrics for various types of compositions. Please note that this is more than forming an acronym which is basically using words to form words.
Poems, song compositions and other form osf writing have been proven to be very effective in conveying thoughts expressions etc. However the effectiveness of acrostic writing includes these two main ways:-
- Unlimited creativity – words are a very powerful way of communication. The use of words to create words/phases will allow the writer to be thoughtful, intentional and will definitely allow creativity.
- Personalized writing - The Art of Writing is mostly personalized (comprised personal thoughts, opinions, experiences etc...However Acrostic writers will allow a much more personalized level pf writing/expression of word/thought is formed using the name of person, occasion, place thing etc. is very visual and very effective.
The following examples of acrostic writing will serve to provide a better understanding of what has been discussed.:-