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ELA Poetry term
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a lyric poem that deals with serious themes
a type of literature in which words are carefully chosen and arranged to create certain effects.
a type of narrative poem that tells a story and was meant to be sung or recited.
the use of words and phrases that appeal to one's senses.
poetry with irregular patterns of rhyme or rhythm.
the repetition of sounds at the end of words.
the musical quality created by the alternation of stressed and unstressed syllables.
group of two or more lines that form a unit in a poem.
technique in which a sound, word, phrase, or line is repeated.
one or more lines repeated in each stanza of a poem.
a pattern of end rhymes in a poem
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
repetition of vowel sounds within non-rhyming words.
rhymed pair of lines
a long narrative poem about the adventures of a hero.
words used in an imaginative way and that are not literally true.
a comparison of two things that are unlike but that have qualities in common.
the use of words whose sounds echo their meanings.
giving of human qualities to an animal or object.
figure of speech that makes a comparison between two like things using the words like or as.
Japanese form of poetry with 17 syllables.
feelings or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader.
short, humorous poem made up of 5 lines.
poetry that represents thoughts and feelings of a poet.
a poem that tells a fictional story and that has a character, plot, and setting.
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