a unit of poetry such as a stanza or a line
unrhymed iambic pentameter
poetry free of any restrictions; poetry not tied to a particular pattern
language that communicates beyond the literal meaning of the words
giving an animal or inanimate object human qualities or emotions
using extreme exaggeration to make a point
comparing two things using "like" or "as"
comparing two things without using "like" or "as"
concrete details which appeal to the senses so that we can see or sense what is being written about
the attitudes and feelings associated with a word
the literal or dictionary definition of a word
the author's choice of words
the pattern in which rhyme sounds occur in a stanza
the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
the recurrence of a rhythmic pattern in poetry
the repetition of initial consonant sounds in words
the repetition of one or more phrases or lines at intervals in a poem
the use of a word whose sound suggests its meaning
a division of a poem based on thought or form
two lines of verse that rhyme a-a
four rhymed lines that can take various forms
two successive rhyming verses that contain a complete thought within two lines and usually consists of iambic pentameter
a poem that tells a story
a short poem that expresses emotional feelings
a 14 line poem stating the poet's personal feelings
a poem that states a poet's sadness about the death of an important person
a poem in verse that tells a story
a poem of high seriousness written on a variety of topics
a Japanese form of poetry using natural imagery to convey a sense of mystery
a humorous verse of five lines
poetry that depends for its effects largely upon the layout of the words on the page
a poem that has not been deliberately composed but discovered, by chance, in some other context
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