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beginning terms for reading poems
5 iams -duh-dum- [serious, formal]
4 iams [light, happy, musical]
2 rhyming lines
4 rhyming lines
8 rhyming lines
line cannot make sense as a sentence unless you keep reading to the next line
the thought so far could make sense as a sentence
literal dictionary definition
emotion or image that the word evokes
the person who is telling us the story of the poem
the same starting sounds
where the vowels' sounds are the same in each line, but not the consonants'
consonants' sounds in each line are the same, but not the vowels'
words sound like they rhyme but they don't exactly
ex: easy | dizzy
words that actually rhyme