11 terms

Poetic Devices 2

STUDY
PLAY
ode
form of stately and elaborate lyrical verse, in a meditative nature
persona
speaker or voice of a literary work who is doing the talking
rhyme scheme
pattern established by the arrangement of rhymes in a stanze or poem
sonnet
fixed form consisting of fourteen line of 5-foot iambic verse at times following a strict rhyme schem
stressed
to place emplasis on a syllable or word in pronouncing or in accordance with a metrical pattern
syllable
unit of organization for a sequence of speech sounds; influence rhythm of a language, prosody, poetic meter, and stress patterns
symbol
graphical, writtern, vocal or physical object which represents more complex object
tension
artistically satisfying equilibrium or opposing forces in a poem
theme
central idea, topic of didactic quality or a work
tone
author's attitude in style/expression toward the subject
tone
the overall mood of the poem itself