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A rhyme in which the final syllable is unstressed, as in feather/heather
a recurring pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in lines of a set length. A particular arrangement of words in poetry, such as iambic pentameter, determined by the kind and number of metrical units in a line. Examples: Shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer's DAY?
you are identifying the meter in the poem: 1. dividing lines into feet (Foot is each rhythmic unit meter) 2. marking the location of stressed and unstressed syllables (stressed is marked with / ; unstressed is marked with ^) 3. counting the syllables
a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line
a work of literature can create the mood. This can be serious, humorous, cheerful, gloomy, or many more. When reading, sometimes it is obvious, but sometimes the reader has to read carefully to discover the tone.
the feeling that the reader get while reading the written work of an author and or the feeling that the author is trying to portray. Some feelings from the work would be joy, scared, sad, disappointed, determination, hungry and even artsy. The climate of feeling in a literary work. The choice of setting, objects, details, images, and words all contribute towards creating this.
accented or unaccented syllables and are long and short.
What a word literally means. Example: Ladies of the night- means ladies who go out at night.
emotional association with a word, words you think of when you think of the word. Example: "home" is "a place of warmth, comfort, and affection."
meaning: "two". a pair of lines in a stanza that sometimes rhyme in poetry. The two lines always work together. They do not have to rhyme or have the same meter but they usually do. Example: The way that girl ran by/ She always looks so sly
any four line stanza with a rhyming pattern
a group of lines (two or more) in a poem that may have a fixed meter, rhyme scheme, or number of lines
a single line of words in a poem
an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
the rhythm of a line measured in groups of syllables called feet. 5 feet (iambs) per line.
has 14 lines has a rhyme scheme of "ABAB CDCD EFEF GG"; it is written in four distinct groups (3 quatrains and one couplet). Each quatrain is similar to a paragraph in prose. The ending couplet comments on the three quatrains that come before it. Iambic Pentameter is its meter.
uses iambic pentameter, two different groups of rhyming sounds: octave (first 8 lines) & sestet (next 6 lines), never end the sestet in a couplet
the main or broad idea of any type of literary work
the repetition of vowel sounds in words that do not end with the same consonant (page 690) Example: The waves break fold on jewelled fold
the repetition of consonant sounds within and at the ends of words (page 690) Example: And black are the waters that sparkled so green
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words(page 690) Example: The Scraggy rock Spit shielding the town's blue bay
something that seems to be real but in reality it is not; an implied or indirect reference
Anything that stands for or represents something else that can be written or printed out
a type of poem. It is often set to music and often has a repeated refrain. Most are in a "narrative" form which means that they tell a story. They are usually made up of quatrains of lines of iambic tetrameter (eight syllables) or iambic trimeter (six syllables). They are not required to have a specific length in lines, number of quatrains or rhyme scheme but the typical ballad rhyme scheme is "abcb"
an exaggeration for emphasis or humorous effect (page 692)
Ordinary language, the poem is not in a poetic form such as books or stories
conveys meaning beyond the literal meaning of words; pops up all the time in everyday speech (page 692)
a comparison between two unlike things but without the words like or as(page 692)
a comparison between two unlike things using the words like, as, or as if(page 692)
a sound, word, phrase, or line that is repeated for emphasis and unity
a description of a object, an animal, place or an idea in human terms(page 692)
Sonnets have a specific rhyme scheme, the pattern of rhyme in a poem. To identify rhyme scheme, assign a letter of the alphabet to each rhymed sound at the end of a line. If that sound is repeated later on in the poem, that line receives the same letter.
rhyming at the ends of two or more lines in poetry
Slant or half rhyme
is a rhyme scheme in which there is consonance on the last words of the sentence.
is a rhyme that is created by two or more words in the same line of verse.
This refers to rhymes based on similarity of spelling rather than sound. Often these are highly conventional, and reflect historical changes in pronunciation: love/move/prove, why/envy.
The norm, in which rhyme occurs on the final stressed syllables: One, two, Buckle my shoe
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