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Elements of Poetry Diagram

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Elements of Poetry
Poetry is a genre of literature; a poem is a collection of words devoted to expressing feelings and ideas using a distinctive style of rhythm
Stanza
A group of lines in a poem
Rhyme
Describes words that have the same ending sounds
Line
Single row of words in a poem
Rhythm
The repeated sound, or feeling of a poem
Mood
The feeling the author is trying to convey
Theme
Central message or underlying idea
Verse
Writing organized in a rhythmic pattern
Meter
The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables