the narrator of a poem
a group of words on one line of a poem
a group of lines arranged together; a poem's "paragraph"
a two line stanza often found in sonnets
the beat of a poem; includes most commonly iambic, anapestic, dactylic and trochaic
the length of a line of poetry; created by the rhythm
Free Verse Poetry
poetry with no specific rhythm or rhyme patterns
a word at the end of one line rhymes with a word at the end of another line
a rhyme made by how a word is spoken versus what it looks like written
a pattern of rhyme; this pattern is shown with letters
words that imitate the sound they name
consonant sounds repeated at the beginnings of words
a type of alliteration in which the repeated consonant sounds are anywhere in the words
a type of alliteration in which repeated vowel sounds are in a line or lines of poetry
a sound, word, phrase or line repeated regularly in a poem
a comparison of two things using like, as, than, or resembles
a direct comparison of two unlike things
exageration often used for emphasis
an object, something natural, or an animal is given life-like qualities
a person, place, thing, or event that has meaning in itself also represents something else
a reference in a literary work to something famous
language that appeals to the senses
a short poem in first person point of view that expresses an emotion, idea, or describes a scene
a song or songlike poem that rhymes
a fourteen line poem with a specific rhyme scheme
a poem that tells a story
a poem in which the words are arranged to create a picture that relates to the content of the poem
a lengthy narrative poem, ordinarily concerning a serious subject containing details of heroic deeds and events significant to a culture or nation
poetry with no rhyme scheme, but with a specific meter and rhythm
a stanza of four lines; usually with alternating rhyme schemes
A type of lyrical verse praising or glorifying an event or individual, describing nature intellectually as well as emotionally
a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of twenty-two syllables distributed as 2, 4, 6, 8, 2, in five lines
a seven-line poem that is in the shape of a diamond
a Japanese form of poetry, consisting of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. Usually about nature; written in present tense
a brief poem inscribed on a tombstone praising a deceased person, usually with rhyming lines.
first letter of each line, read down, spells the subject of the poem, free verse, usually does not rhyme
the poem takes on the shape of its subject
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