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semester 1 final

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stanza
paragraphs in poems
couplet
2 lines
tercet
3 lines
quatrain
4 lines
cinquain
5 lines
sestet
6 lines
septet
7 lines
octet
8 lines
meter
poetry's rhythm, or its pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables, measured in feet
iambic
unstressed, stressed
trochaic
stressed, unstressed
anapestic
unstressed, unstressed, stressed
dactyllic
stressed, unstressed, unstressed
spondaic
stressed, stressed
monometer
1 foot
dimeter
2 feet
trimeter
3 feet
tetrameter
4 feet
pentameter
5 feet
hexameter
6 feet
heptameter
7 feet
octometer
8 feet
tone
the author's attitude toward his/her audience and subject
theme
the author's main idea or meaning
dramatic situation
circumstances of the speaker