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narrative

a spoken or written account of connected events

prose

written or spoken language in its ordinary

sonnet

a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number

refrain

a line or group of words that is repeated thourghout the poem

imagery

visually descriptive or figurative language,

assonance

repetition of a vowel sound in a word

metaphor

a direct comparison of 2 things

denotation

the dictionary meaning of a word

figurtive languge

comparison languge used by poets and writers to create an image

poetry

literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm

rhyme scheme

the pattern of rhyming

lyric poem

form of poetry with rhyming schemes that express personal and emotional feelings

poetic foot

a group of 2 or 3 syllbles with accent on one of the syllibles. when the feet are put to getther they make a pattern foot

alliteration

a poetic device that is repeated thoughout the poem

consonance

a repeated sound in a word

simile

a comparison of 2 different things using like or as.

connotation

a words suggested meaning

ballad

any light, simple song, especially one of sentimental or romantic character

end rhyme

the rhyme pattern at the end of each poems line

light verse

verse that is written to entertain, amuse, or please,

meter

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the rhythmic element as measured by division into parts of equal time value.

stanza

the paragraphs of a poem

onomatopoeia

imitation of natural sounds of words

iambic pentameter

is the rhythmic technique of 10 syllables per line with 5 beats

hyper bole

an exaggeration for effect

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