The musical poetry of Vinicius de Moraes in literary education: Analysis of A arca de Noé

Raquel Pereira Soares


This article is part of an ongoing research, developed by Tabernero and Soares (2018-2019). The aim of this paper is to analyze the work A arca de Noé, by poet Vinicius de Moraes and his contributions to literary and artistic education. Starting from the premise that reading verses in childhood enables the formation of the poetic imagination (Bajour, 2013) through rhythm and musicality, this article intends to present some poetic elements present in Noah's Ark that promotes the development of competence. of literary reading in the field of arts education. The book was published in 2004 by Companhia das Letrinhas, with poems by Vinicius de Moraes and illustrations by Nelson Cruz. Two reasons support the selection of work: on the one hand, it is a widely used book in Brazilian schools and is considered a children's classic; On the other hand, given their poetic nature, in 1980 the poems were musicalized in such a way that greater diffusion was achieved in the school and in the social environment. To analyze the work, the parameters established by Munita (2013), Bajour (2019) and Pisos (2019) and concluded that reading this classic Brazilian children's book contributes significantly to the formation of children's imaginary and children's literary, due to the compositional form that Vinicius de Moraes uses in the writing of verses.


Literary education, poetry, Vinicius de Moraes, Brazil.

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