distinctive way words are arranged on a page; traditional and organic
Fixed rules, regular pattern of rhyme and rhythm. exs.- sonnet, haiku, limeric
No regular pattern, unconventional spelling, gramma. exs.- free verse, concrete poem
the basic unit of a poem
symbolizes paragraph and conveys idea
complex lyrics poem that addresses serious themes, justice, truth, or passage of time
voice that talks as reader
pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line
regular pattern of rhythm
marking the meter(stressed/unstressed marks)
regular pattern of rhyme
no regular pattern of rhythm and rhyme
sound, word phrase or line that is represented for emphasis and unity
rep. of consonant sounds at beginnning of words
rep. of vowel sounds in words that don't end with same consonant
repitition of consonant sounds within and at ends of words
words and phrases that re-create sensory experiences
conveys meanings beyond literal meaning of words
comparison between 2 unlike things using like, as, or as if
comparison between 2 unlike things but without like or as
description of an object, animal, place, or idea in human terms
exaggeration for emphasis/humorous effect
repitition of sounds at the end of words
rhyme at the ends of lines
use of words that imitates sounds
2 line rhyme poems
Who wrote "there will come soft rains"?
Who wrote "Meeting at Night"?
Who wrote "The Sound of Night"?
short poem in which a single speaker expresses personal thoughts and feelings on a subject
Who wrote "I dwell in possibilities"?
What is prose?
anyhting that isn't poetry
Who wrote "Piano"?
Who wrote "Fifteen"?
Who wrote "Ex-Basketball Player"?
Who wrote "Slam, Dunk, and Hook"?
Who wrote "Variation on a theme by Rilke"?
Who wrote "blessing the boats(at St. Marys)"?
when you stop at the end of line where theres punctuation; mormal speech pause
lines run on without a natural pause
Who wrote "Tonight I can write"?
a 14- line lyric poem written w/a strict pattern of rhyme and rhythm
four line stanza followed by couplet
a pair of rhymed lines, or two line unit
the repeated pattern of rhythm
5 iambs; the meter in each line of a sonnet
each rhythmic unit of meter
an unstressed syllable followed by stressed syllable
a line that has five feet in it
Who wrote "Sonnet 18"?
Who wrote "Sonnet 30"?
Edna st. vincent millay
stories told in song, using voice and language of everyday people. composed orally; 1 tragic event
early ballads, typical of the medieval period
written version of an older folk ballad
Traditional ballad characterisitcs:
1. consists of 4 line stanzas w/simple rhyme scheme 2. narrates single tragic event through dialogue
a variation of a language
Who wrote "Lord Randall"?
Who wrote "Ballad"?
Who wrote "Midwinter Blues"?