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Poems (literature) EXAM study guide 5/9/2011

Poems exam flashcards- for end of the year exams.
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Alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse
Assonance
the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words (now, brow, brown, cow, etc.)
End Rhyme
occurs when words at the end of lines rhyme
Near Rhyme
A rhyme based on an imperfect or incomplete correspondence of end syllable sounds.
Free verse
a type of poem that has little or no rhyme
Repetition
sounds,words,phrases,or lines that are stated or used more than once.
Rhyme Scheme
a regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
Rhythm
The pattern or beat of a poem.
Shape Poem
Format takes on the shape of its subject
INternal Rhyme
a rhyme between words in the same line
Onomatopoeia
using words that imitate the sound they denote
Haiku
3 unrhymed lines (5, 7, 5) from Japenese origin
Limerick
a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme a-a-b-b-a
Narrative
consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story
Lyric Poem
a short poem of songlike quality
Internal Rhyme
a rhyme between words in the same line
Symbol
- The River of Life; The Road Not Taken
Poem that stands for something else
Imagery
Paints a picture in your head.
lots and lots of adjectives, similes, and metaphors
Diamante
Diamond shaped using noun, adjective, participles in a reverse pattern
Masque
- a shape poem about you that creates the shape with the words it uses