Pomes and plays

By: Alyssa

Pomes and plays

  • During the middle ages the Japanese wrote pomes, stories, and plays.

  • The following tanka was written by an anonymous poet: lady Murasaki Shikibu wrote The Tale of Genji.

  • The oldest type of play is called Noh.

  • The actors wore masks and elaborate robes.

  • They danced, gestured, and chanted poetry to the music of drums and flutes.