a long narrative poem that records the adventures of a hero
a narrative poem written in four line stanzas characterized by swift action
repetition of a vowel sound within words
repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of a word
a form of language use in which writers and speakers convey something other than the literal meaning of their words
a poem that tells a story
a repetition of similar consonant sounds at the ends of words
the principal character
the matching of final vowel or consonant sounds in two or more words
the near duplication of sound that takes place at the ends of rhymes
the voice that talks the reader in the poem(not necessarely the poet)
two lines of verse that rhyme with eachother
involves rhyming sounds within the same rhyme
a long list in an epic poem
pattern of rhymed words, stanzas are linked by the rhyme scheme
poets way of getting you to see what he or she is describing exactly the way he or she sees it
characterized by revity, compression, and expression of feeling
comparison between two things that have something in commom; uses as or like
comparison between two unlike things that have something in common; does not use like or as
the endowment of inanimate objects or abstract concepts with animate or living qualities
5 feet of unstressed/stressed syllables
14 lines iambic pentameter
uses the action and dialogue of the characters involved; tells a story
division or unit of a poem that is repeated in the same form either with similar or identical pattern or rhyme and meter or with variations from one stanza to another
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