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Poetry Terms Test III

Mrs. Cowan.
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Persona
Mask or voice assumed by a writer. When a poet is not the speaker of a poem, the poet is a persona.
Rhyme
Repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem.
End Rhyme
Rhyming that occurs at the end of a line.
Internal Rhyme
Rhyming that occurs within the lines.
Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of rhymed lines in a poem.
Approximate Rhyme
Words that sound similar but do not rhyme exactly.
Rhythm
Musical quality in language produced by repetition.
Sonnet
Fourteen-line lyric poem, usually written in iambic pentameter.
Stanza
Group of consecutive lines that form a single unit in a poem.
Oxymoron
A combination of opposites.
Pun
A play on words that are identical or similar in sound by have sharply diverse meanings.