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poem

a special type of writing that is usually easy to recognize because of it's structure

rhythm

a structured repetition of sounds, alternating between weak and strong or sound and silence

rhyme

repeating specific sounds throughout the piece

alliteration

repeating the same initial sound in two or more words in a row

stanza

groups of lines that break up a poem, just like paragraph breaks up a story

line

a single string of words

free verse

poems without a formal rhyme scheme or pattern

assonance

resemblance of sounds

mood

how you feel while reading

tone

writer's attitude

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