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Poetry Terms 1-12
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The repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in non rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the rhyme to be discernible.
The occurrence of the of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
Two lines of verse that form a unit and are in the same meter and rhyme.
Is any drama that is written in verse that is meant to be recited.
The most basic unit of a poem's meter.
A poem that does not rhyme or have a meter.
A traditional Japanese poem that has 5 syllables in the first and last line, and seven in the middle.
Visually descriptive language in a literary work.
A unit in which a poem or play is divided.
A type of emotional song-like poetry.
a figure of speech in which one object is applied to another object that is not literally applicable.
The rhythm of a piece of poetry, determined by the length of each line.
-A meter is made up of several feet
-5 basic types
-iambic, trochaic,spondaic, anapestic, and dactylic
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