Poetic Devices 2

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ode

form of stately and elaborate lyrical verse, in a meditative nature

persona

speaker or voice of a literary work who is doing the talking

rhyme scheme

pattern established by the arrangement of rhymes in a stanze or poem

sonnet

fixed form consisting of fourteen line of 5-foot iambic verse at times following a strict rhyme schem

stressed

to place emplasis on a syllable or word in pronouncing or in accordance with a metrical pattern

syllable

unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds; influence rhythm of a language, prosody, poetic meter, and stress patterns

symbol

graphical, writtern, vocal or physical object which represents more complex object

tension

artistically satisfying equilibrium or opposing forces in a poem

theme

central idea, topic of didactic quality or a work

tone

author's attitude in style/expression toward the subject

tone

the overall mood of the poem itself

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