The main idea of the story
where and when the story takes place
events leading up to the climax
Point of View
told from the narrator's point of view, using "I"
told from the reader's point of view, usind "you"
Third Person Omniscient
writer is not in the story but knows and decribes all the character's thoughts and ideas
Third Person Limited
the narrator (not a character) focuses on thoughts and feelings of one of the characters.
The attitude of the author toward the audience and characters (e.g., serious or humorous).
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using like or as
comparison using like or as
a song or songlike poem that tells a story
a short poem with fourteen lines, usually ten-syllable rhyming lines, divided into two, three, or four sections
a poem usually addressed to a particular person, object or event that has stimulated deep and noble feelings in the poet
is a short poem which expresses a powerful emotion or sentiment.
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
a poetic meter that is made up of 5 stressed syllables each followed by an unstressed syllable
an arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or more, sometimes having a fixed length, meter, or rhyme scheme, forming a division of a poem.
4 line stanza
a stanza consisting of two successive lines of verse
Rhyme that occurs at the end of two or more lines of poetry
rhyme in which the vowel sounds are nearly, but not exactly the same (i.e. the words "stress" and "kiss"); sometimes called half-rhyme, near rhyme, or partial rhyme
rhyme that appears correct from spelling but does not rhyme because of pronunciation
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
formation or use of words that imitate sounds of the actions they refer to