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poetry
a category of writing in which the final product may take the deliberate use of rhythm, rhyme, and figurative language in order to express deeper feelings than those conveyed in ordinary speech
prose
a category of written language in which the end product is developed through sentences and paragraphs
rhyme
THE REPETITION OF SOUNDS AT THE ENDS OF WORDS
rhythm
THE FORM OR PATTERN OF MUSIC IN WHICH ACCENTS OR BEATS COME AT CERTAIN FIXED INTERVALS
imagery
THE DESCRIPTIVE LANGUAGE USED TO RECREATE SENSORY EXPERIENCES, SET A TONE, SUGGEST EMOTIONS, AND GUIDE READERS' REACTIONS
narrative
A POEM THAT TELLS A STORY.
BALLADS AND EPICS ARE EXAMPLES OF NARRATIVE POEMS.
epic
A BROADLY DEFINED GENRE OF POETRY, WHICH RETELLS IN A CONTINUOUS NARRATIVE THE LIFE AND WORKS OF A HEROIC OR MYTHOLOGICAL PERSON OR GROUP OF PEOPLE
cinquain poem
Made up of five lines
Has syllable pattern of 2,4,6,8,2
Each line can have a certain function
Or each line can have a certain number of words
couplet
Two lines that rhyme
Couplets can stand alone as two-line poems
They can be combined to create longer poems.
Simplest form of verse.
concrete poem
A picture poem
Uses letters and words to trace the movement of an object --
Or to outline the shape of an object
acrostic
Topic is written down the side of the page
The letter is then used to write a line about the topic