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  1. Poetry that expresses a speaker's emotions or thoughts and does not tell a story.
  2. Repeated word, phrase, line, or group of lines. Though refrains are usually associated with poetry and songs, they are sometimes used in prose especially in speeches. Refrains create rhythm and may also build suspense or emphasize important words or ideas.
  3. Musical quality in language, produced by repetition. Rhythm occurs naturally in all forms of spoken and written language. Poems written in meter create rhythm by strict pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. Writers can also create rhythm by repeating grammatical structures, by using pauses, by varying line lengths, and by balancing long and short words or phrases.
  4. Contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality. In verbal irony a speaker says one thing but means the opposite. In situational irony what actually happens is the opposite of what is expected or appropriate. Dramatic irony occurs when the reader or the audience knows something important that a character does not know.
  5. A type of form or structure in poetry characterized by regularity and consistency in such elements as rhyme, line length, and metrical pattern.
  6. Repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem. The most common type of rhyme, end rhyme, occurs at the end of lines.

5 True/False questions

  1. CoupletTwo consecutive lines of poetry that form a unit, often emphasized by rhythm or rhyme.

          

  2. StyleRepetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem. The most common type of rhyme, end rhyme, occurs at the end of lines.

          

  3. BalladThe way an author chooses words, arranges them in sentences or in lines of dialogue or verse, and develops ideas and actions with descriptions, imagery, and other literary techniques.

          

  4. SyntaxGroup of consecutive lines that form a single unit in a poem.

          

  5. TercetA three-line stanza

          

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