Poetry Voc Set 3

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Refrain

a repeated sound, word, phrase, line, or group of lines

Stanza

a group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit

Symbol

most poetry contains one or more symbols meant to stand for something

Couplets

pair of rhymed lines.

Quatrain

4 line stanza - most common in English language

Rhythm

the BEAT of the poem. One way poets create rhythm is through METER.

Meter

regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.

Rhyme scheme

Pattern of rhymes which gives structure to the poem.

Free Verse

Poetry without a regular meter. May or may not rhyme. Poets want to capture the natural rhythms of conversation.

Blank Verse

UN rhymed iambic pentameter with meter.

Iambic Pentameter

Five stressed syllables per line.

end rhymes

are used in most poems

internal rhyme

When rhymes occur within lines

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