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lang arts poetry

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narrative
a spoken or written account of connected events
prose
written or spoken language in its ordinary
sonnet
a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number
refrain
a line or group of words that is repeated thourghout the poem
imagery
visually descriptive or figurative language,
assonance
repetition of a vowel sound in a word
metaphor
a direct comparison of 2 things
denotation
the dictionary meaning of a word
figurtive languge
comparison languge used by poets and writers to create an image
poetry
literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm
rhyme scheme
the pattern of rhyming
lyric poem
form of poetry with rhyming schemes that express personal and emotional feelings
poetic foot
a group of 2 or 3 syllbles with accent on one of the syllibles. when the feet are put to getther they make a pattern foot
alliteration
a poetic device that is repeated thoughout the poem
consonance
a repeated sound in a word
simile
a comparison of 2 different things using like or as.
connotation
a words suggested meaning
ballad
any light, simple song, especially one of sentimental or romantic character
end rhyme
the rhyme pattern at the end of each poems line
light verse
verse that is written to entertain, amuse, or please,
meter
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the rhythmic element as measured by division into parts of equal time value.
stanza
the paragraphs of a poem
onomatopoeia
imitation of natural sounds of words
iambic pentameter
is the rhythmic technique of 10 syllables per line with 5 beats
hyper bole
an exaggeration for effect