Millard Poetry Test

-All poetry terms and names, including rhyme and meter terms, and types of poetry.
STUDY
PLAY
Monometer
One foot
Dimeter
Two feet
Trimeter
Three feet
Tetrameter
Four feet
Pentameter
Five feet
Hexameter
six feet
Heptameter
Seven feet
Octameter
Eight feet
Iambic Pentameter
x/
Trochaic
/x
Dactylic
/xx
Anapestic
xx/
Rising meter
Iambic and anapestic
Falling meter
Trochaic and dactylic
Ode (Main Characteristic)
poem to praise someone or something
Ode (Rhyme Scheme)
has regular rhyme scheme, varies
Ode (Meter)
has regular meter, varies
Ode (# of lines)
number of lines varies
Ballad (Main characteristic)
poem to tell the story of a real-life person or event
Ballad (Rhyme Scheme)
has regular rhyme scheme, varies
Ballad (Meter)
has regular meter, varies
Ballad (# of lines)
number of lines varies, but often long
Sonnet (Main characteristic)
subject is love, romantic or platonic
Sonnet (Rhyme Scheme)
Shakespearean: abab, cdcd, efef, gg; Petrarchan: abbaabba, dcedce