The styles and word choices of poetry are significant because they provide the poem with a sense of meaning. Figurative language, sound patterns, and rhythm are all essential factors when writing poetry.
So I loathe country music. but I stumbled upon this music video and now my heart hurts. with a lump in my throat and a couple tears >< touching, and personally painful/stressful to watch.a dream, and a nightmare.
By integrating music into your classroom, you are introducing a new take on that subject. Music is relating and filled with emotion. When learning about a new culture, why not show your students the music, activities, and customs of that culture.