Poetry for 8th grade

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assonance

the repetition of vowel sounds

consonance

repetition of the same consonant (usually final consonants) two or more times in short succession

couplet

a pair of rhyming lines, usually with the same length and meter

heroic couplet

a pair of rhyming lines, usually with the same length and meter

scansion

a way to mark the metrical patterns in a line of poetry

meter

rhythm; the pattern of accented and unaccented syllables

foot

the rhythmic unit (2 or 3 syllables) within the line of poetry

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