as with music, they transmit ideas and emotions
not mere decoration; chosen to create emotion
basic measure of rhythm
one accented syllable and one or more unaccented
regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
gives a line of poetry
a group of lines forming a unit of poetry
a four-lined stanza
pattern created by arranged stressed and unstressed syllables
a repetition of vowels and all succeeding consonant sounds
final sounds are similar, not exact
ex- stone and one
rhyme occurs at the end of lines
rhyme occurs within the lines
the pattern or sequence in which rhyme occurs
lower case letters by each sound
ex: a Shakespeare sonnet
a word that imitates or suggest the sound it describes
poets often create words to achieve startling effects
but they must provide
clues to the meaning
"Jabberwocky" by Lewis Carroll 'Twas brillig
the repeating of sounds , letters, words or lines to help give poetry meaning, form and sound
repetition of phrases or sentences so repeated parts are alike in structure or meaning
repetition of initial consonant sounds (silken sad)
repetition of internal consonant sounds (uncertain rustling)
repetition of vowel sounds (molten, golden notes)
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