The general pervasive feeling which may be said to condition the treatment of the subject of any literary work.
The functional relatationships existing among a number of complex factors.
The word choice.
Organization of the rhythm of the poem.
The metrical unit, a combination of one accented and one or more accented syllables.
Unaccented --> accented (avoid)
Two unaccented --> accented (intervene)
Accented --> unaccented (only)
Accented --> two unaccented (happily)
One or more feet in a verse.
Six feet (or Alexandrine).
Unrimed iambic pentameter, not broken into formal units.
Does not conform to any pattern.
Binds lines together into larger units of composition.
The relationship between accented and unaccented syllables.
A meaningful relationship among all factors involved in a poem.
Basic idea or attitude.
Single, strong syllables.
Strong syllables followed by identical weak syllables.
Rhyme occuring elsewhere rather than in the end.
Natural delay or rest that occurs in reading.
Repetition of consonants.
Identical vowel sounds within differing vowel sounds.
Identical final consonant sounds accompanying different initial consonant sounds and different but closely related vowel sounds.
Sound effects that imitate the meaning of words.
Total pattern of sound and rhythm in a passage or whole poem.