a repeated sound, word, phrase, line, or group of lines
a group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit
most poetry contains one or more symbols meant to stand for something
pair of rhymed lines.
4 line stanza - most common in English language
the BEAT of the poem. One way poets create rhythm is through METER.
regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
Pattern of rhymes which gives structure to the poem.
Poetry without a regular meter. May or may not rhyme. Poets want to capture the natural rhythms of conversation.
UN rhymed iambic pentameter with meter.
Five stressed syllables per line.
are used in most poems
When rhymes occur within lines