Poems (literature) EXAM study guide 5/9/2011

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Poems exam flashcards- for end of the year exams.

Alliteration

use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse

Assonance

the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words (now, brow, brown, cow, etc.)

End Rhyme

occurs when words at the end of lines rhyme

Near Rhyme

A rhyme based on an imperfect or incomplete correspondence of end syllable sounds.

Free verse

a type of poem that has little or no rhyme

Repetition

sounds,words,phrases,or lines that are stated or used more than once.

Rhyme Scheme

a regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem

Rhythm

The pattern or beat of a poem.

Shape Poem

Format takes on the shape of its subject

INternal Rhyme

a rhyme between words in the same line

Onomatopoeia

using words that imitate the sound they denote

Haiku

3 unrhymed lines (5, 7, 5) from Japenese origin

Limerick

a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme a-a-b-b-a

Narrative

consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story

Lyric Poem

a short poem of songlike quality

Internal Rhyme

a rhyme between words in the same line

Symbol

- The River of Life; The Road Not Taken
Poem that stands for something else

Imagery

Paints a picture in your head.
lots and lots of adjectives, similes, and metaphors

Diamante

Diamond shaped using noun, adjective, participles in a reverse pattern

Masque

- a shape poem about you that creates the shape with the words it uses

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