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53 Cards in this Set

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poem
anything written in meter
lyric poem
a short poem
speaker
the person who is speaking in the poem
audience
the person to whom the poem is written
rhetorical situation
what's going on in the poem
syntax
word order
tone
the emotional voice of the poem
image
anything you get from the poem from your 5 senses
metaphor
a comparison
figure of speech
when the poet is not speaking literally
simile
a metaphor with "like" or "as"
extended metaphor
a metaphor spread over several lines
symbol
an object that stands for something else
universal symbol
a symbol that represents the same thing to everyone
conventional symbol
a symbol that means different things to different people in different societies
literary symbol
a symbol that means something specifically in that poem
symbolic action
what the symbol is doing / what is being done to the symbol
prosody
the study of the rhythm of a poem
rhythm
the way the poem is read
meter
the rhythm of a poem
scan
to quickly look over a poem
rhyme
repetition of sound in different words
internal rhyme
a rhyme within a line
feminine rhyme
a two-syllable rhyme
stanza
a group of lines
enjambment
when a sentence spills over to the next line
genre
a type of poem
subgenre
within a genre
dramatic monologue
a speech taken from within a play
elegy
a poem about death (like eulogy)
occasional poem
written in response to a specific event
ode
a poem in praise of something
sonnet
a love poem with 14 lines
Italian sonnet
an 8-line stanza and a 6-line stanza
octave
8-line stanza
sestet
6-line stanza
English sonnet
3 4-line stanzas and 1 couplet
quatrain
4-line stanza
couplet
2-line stanza
apprendre
à
commencer
à
continuer
à
hésiter
à
réussir
à
accepter
de
arrêter
de
cesser
de
décider
de
essayer
de
finir
de
oublier
de
refuser
de
rêver
de