31 terms

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Alliteration
Repetition of constant sound at the beginning of word.
Allusion
Reference to historical, literary, and pop culture figures and events.
Aprostrophe
Directly addressing an inanimate/inhuman object.
Assonance
The repetition of a vowel sound.
Caseura
A break or punctuation within a line of poetry.
Connotation
Emotion attached to a word.
Consonance
Repition of constant sound at the middle or end of words.
Enjambment
a thought that continues directly from one line of poetry into another.
Forshadowing
Clues that suggest future events
Hyperbole
Extreme exaggeration.
Internal Rhyme
Rhyming words within a line.
Irony
-Dramatic
-Situational
-Verbal
Metaphor
Direct comparison between unlike objects.
Onomatopoeia
Words that sound like the word.
Oxymoron
Words that appear to disagree a contradiction.
Personification
Giving human characteristics to something not human.
Refrain/Repition
Words or phrases occurring several times.
Rhyme Scheme
A pattern of words at the end of lines.
Scanison
The rhythm pattern of poems.
Simile
Comparison of two unlike objects using the terms "like" or "as".
Ballad
-Tells a story
-Distinct meter and rhyme
-Ex: Love story (Taylor Swift)
Blank Verse
-Iambic pentameter
-No rhythm
-Shakespeare plays
Cinquan
-5 lines
-No rythme
-2 syl. -1st line
-4 syl. -2nd line
-6 syl. -3rd line
-8 syl. -4th line
-2 syl. -5th line
Clerihew
-4 lines
-2 rhyming couplets (aa bb)
-Usually humorous
Free Verse
-Rhymed of unrhymed
-No meter
Haiku
-Japanese
-3 lines
-5 syl. -line 1
-7 syl. -line 2
-5 syl. -line 3
Limerick
-5 lines
-Rhyme Scheme (aa bb a)
-Line 1,2,5 are 7-10 syl. long
-Line 3,4 are about 5-7
Lyric
-Distinct Rhyme
-Express personal, emotional feelings
Tanka
-Japanese
-5 lines
-5 syl. -1st line
-7 syl. -2nd line
-5 syl. -3rd line
-7 syl. -4th line
-7 syl. -5th line
Diamant
-Diamond Shape
-Line 1: Beginning Subject (Noun)
-Line 2: 2 describing words of line 1 (Adj.)
-Line 3: 3 action words of line 1 (Verbs)-ing
-Line 4: a phrase about line 1, phrase about line 7
-Line 5: 3 action words of line 7
-Line 6: 2 describing words of line 7
-Line 7: Ending Subject
Sonnet
-Always has 14 lines
-Always have specific rhyme scheme
-Usually written in a iambic pentameter