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Poetry Unit

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figurative poetry
allows the poet/author to draw vibrant comparisons.
example - sijmile, metaphor, and the personification
hyperbole
exaggeration
narrative poetry
poetry that tells a story (plot)
concrete poetry
poetry that is meant to be seen on the page as well as read. it is writtent in the shabe of the subject of the poem
lyric poetry
expresses the poet's personal thoughts and feelings in vivid and musical language
torrent
flood
moor
open, rolling land with swamps
breeches
trousers that reach to or just below the knee
landlord
person who keeps a rooming house, inn, etc.
cascade
waterfall or anuthing tumbling like water
tawny
tan, yellowish brown
bound
tied
strive
struffle
brandished
waved in a threatened way
highway man
ambusher falls in love with landlords daughter. Daughter shoots herself to show that the redcoats were going to kill him. conflict - Redcoats use heras a pawn to catch the rubber.
resolution
come together as guests
cremated
burned to ashes
whimpy
make low, crying sounds, complain
ghastly
ghostlike; freightful
stern
strict; unyielding
loathed
hated
grisly
horrible
the cremation of Sam McGee
Sam McGee is very cold when he dies he gets warm when he's cremated. Setting: Yukon, Gold Rush, Characters, Capt, Sam McGee
withered
dried up
curdled
thickened; clotted
rancid
spoiled and smelling bad
S.C.S.S.W.N.T.T.G.O
Shel Silversein Peom
swerve
curving motion
feed
tiny particles that minnows feed on
quicksliver
changeable; impredictable
utter
speak
radiance
quality of shining brightly
strife
fighting conflict
ecstacy
overpowering joy