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13 terms

Basis english stuff 4

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Verse
a single line of poetry
Stanza
a group of verses
Meter
the number of syllables in a line or verse
Rhyme
the final stressed vowel in a word and all the sounds that are identical
Haiku
three verses with the syllables in each verse as 5, then 7, then 5
Cinquain
five verses with the syllables in each verse as 2, 4, 6, 8, then 2.
Epic
a long poem in any poetry type
Quatrain
four verses in each stanza
Couplet
two verse that have the same syllables in each line and rhyme
Free verse
no rhymes at all
Predicate nominative
a noun or pronoun that follows a linking verb and explains or identifies the subject
Predicate adjectives
an adjective that follows a linking verb and modifies the subject
Onomatopoeia
a word that imitates the sound it describes