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The alternation of stressed and unstressed syllables in language
rhythm
A generally regular pattern of streesed and unstressed syllables in poetry
meter
a foot of 2 syllables , a short followed by a long in quantitave meter, or an unstressed followed by a stressed in accentual meter
iamb
the repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are closer together in a poem
rhyme
occurs at the end of lines
end rhyme
occurs within lines
internal rhymes
indicated by giving each new rhyme a new letter of the alphabet
rhyme scheme
2 consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme
couplet
a 4 line poetry that rhyme
quatrain
the repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant sounds in words that are close together
assonace
language that appeals to the senses
imagery
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between 2 seemingly unlike things without using the connective words---like/as
simile
a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance,
metaphor
the repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are closer together
iambic pentameter
the repetition of consonant sounds in words that are close 2 one another
alliteration