WHS Mustang Middle School Debate Invitational

2022 — Houston, TX/US

Poetry Interpretation

Abbreviation PO
Format Speech
Entry Fee $5.00
Entry 1 competitors per entry

Event Description:

7 Minutes max- This event is an individual performance of a poem, using the voice, facial expression and simple gestures. Emphasis is on vocal control, eye contact, and showing understanding through interpretation. The performance should be presented from a notebook and the script should be written in a lyrical style. The literature does not have to rhyme, but needs to be recognized as poetry. Movement below the waist is prohibited. ASYNCHRONOUS- Performance must be a pre-recorded Zoom or Google Meets live performance. No editing is allowed. Recording must be submitted by the set deadline to qualify.