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Same sound at the ends of two or more words
Antonym: free verse
Time and place
"Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not travel both
And be one traveler, long I stood..."
Lyric poem of 14 lines, often written in iambic pentameter
Elizabeth Barrett Browning and William Shakespeare wrote poetry in this form.
Definition: a person, place,
an activity, or object that
stands for something else
The Liberty Bell and the Statue of Liberty stand for
Account of a person's life written by that person
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings is the story of Maya Angelou's life.
Pattern of end rhyme in a poem
…kangaroo a
… hop b
… too a
…stop b
Definition: a comparison that uses "like" or "as"
“The Grass divides as with a Comb”
Definition: a grouping of
two or more lines that is
repeated in a poem
"The Road Not Taken" has four
The chief character who opposes the main character in a narrative or drama.
It can be a force of nature or an internal force within the main character
A poem that tells a story and is meant to be sung or recited.
"The ________ of Tom Dooley"
True account of a person's life told by someone else
Carl Sandburg wrote a ______
of Abraham Lincoln.
Struggle between opposing forces
Involves forces that are external or internal to the main characters
Literature in which plot and characters are developed through dialogue and action.
Stage plays, radio plays, and movies are examples.
A long narrative poem about a hero. It deals with concerns such as good and evil.
The Odyssey
Brief tale told to teach a lesson or illustrate a moral.
Aesop's ________s
A type of fiction that is very imaginative and has events, settings, or characters that are unrealistic or supernatural
Example: The Lord of the Rings, with its setting in nonexistent worlds, magic, imaginary creatures, and supernatural powers
Fiction that is set in the past
May contain references to real people and events in the past
A story that concerns some superhuman being or unlikely event that was once widely believed to be true
Greek ______s were much of the basis for The Odyssey
Main character or hero in a narative or drama
Odysseus is the ______in The Odyssey.