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18 Cards in this Set

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a group of lines that might be thought of as a corresponding to a paragraph
stanza
Past crabs amd eels
and green seaweed
past fluffs of sandy beaches
uses like or as to compare unlike items
simile
his brawny arms are strong as iron hands
compares one thing to another without using like or as
metaphor
life is but a toy
3 types of literature
poetry
concrete poem
poetry that tells a story
narrative poetry
"Cremation of Sam McGee"
ordinary form of written language
prose
newspaper, book
pattern of stressed syllables
rhythm
My fath-er was- the first-to hear
repetion of sounds at the ends of words
rhyme
see, bee
rhymed on the terminal syllables of the verses
end rhyme
it sat on a mat
"it" was a cat
rhyme in the same verse
internal rhyme
stars came out and danced about
a rhyme that 2 words with different consonant sounds
exact rhyme
mine, fine
rhyme with the consonant sound are the same
half rhyme
soul, oil
the use, more than once, of any element of language
repetition
He came riding, riding, riding
expanded until funny
humorous exaggeration
piles of clothes reached the sky
put in your own words
paraphrase
Paraphrase that paragraph.
one with a shape that suggests its subject
concrete poetry
a picture
3-line Japanese verse form that doesn't rhyme and follows the 5-7-5 syllable pattern
haiku
the falling flower
I saw drift back to the branch
was a butterfly
a humorous 5-line poem that lines 1,2,5 rhyme and 3,4 rhyme
limerick
Shel Silversteen's poems