18 terms

7th english

Poetry terms
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Assonance
repetition of vowel sounds
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds
end rhyme
rhyming words at the end of lines
internal rhyme
rhyme within a line
meter
rythem of poetry determined by number and length of feet in a line
caesura
a pause or break within a line of poetry
verse
a stanza of poetry, or it can mean poetry in general
iambic pentameter
A line of poetry that contains five iambic feet.
accent
prominence of a syllable
blank verse
unrhymed iambic pentameter
free verse
poetry without a set form or meter
sonnet
a 14 line poem usually written in iambic pentameter
couplet
two successive lines of a verse, forming a unit
Epigram
Short poem dealing with a single subject
Figure of speech
Form of expression
Hyperbole
Obvious exaggeration
Limerick
A five line verse or a series of such verses in which the subject matter tends to be lighthearted
Metaphor
comparison not using like or as