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Poetry Terms & Techniques Slides 20-33

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Verse
a single line of poetry
Refrain
verse(s) which repeat(s) throughout a song or poem at given intervals
Meter
a pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry
Free verse
poetry composed of either rhymed or unrhymed lines that have no set meter
Rhyme
a repeated end sound
Internal Rhyme
words that rhyme that aren't at the end of the line
External Rhyme
words that rhyme that are at the end of a line
Rhyme Scheme
Pattern of rhymes in a poem. usually referred to by letters
Stanza
A section of lines that form a division in a poem
Quatrain
a stanza or poem of 4 lines