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Poetry Flashcards 2

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Assonace
repetition of vowel sounds
Alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds
Ballad
a simple narrative poem of folk origin, composed in short stanzas and adapted for singing
Consonance
the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words
Dramatic Poem
a poem that utilizes the techniques of drama
Imagery
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
Lyric Poem
a highly musical verse that expresses the observations and feelings of a single speaker
Narrative Poem
A poem that tells a story.
Onomatopoeia
the use of words that imitate sounds; words that sound like what they mean.
Sonnet
a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme