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Poetry
Literary work written in metrical form that is a genre of literature.
Form
The way a poem looks- the arrangment of words on the page.
Lines
Poems are made of lines which may or may not be sentences.
Stanza
A nuber of lines that divide a poem into sections. A group of lines in a poem.
Free Verse
Form of poetry with no pattern or form. Does not ryhme portrays images or feelings.
Concrete
A poem written in the shape of something that visually reinforces the meaning.
Onamatopoeia
Use of words that imitate sounds.
Rhyme
The repetion of words at the end of words.
Meter
A rhythmic pattern that is repeated.
Repetion
The use of sounds, words, or phrases that is repeated.
Alliteration
The repetition of consonats sounds at the beginning of two or more words.
Imagery
The use of words pictures in writing to make a descriptive, vivid idea through colorful language.
Similie
A comparison of two unlike things using "like or as".
Metaphor
Comparison of two unlike things without using the words "like or "as".
Personification
Giving an inanimate object life like qualities.
Verse
A line of metrical writing (one of the lines of a poem).
Hyperbole
An exaggeration
Abstract
A term used to describe a word like "freedom or "honesty".
Lyrical
Personal and descriptive poetry with no particular length. This form could be words to a song.
Couplet
Two lines that end with words that rhyme.
Foot
Each group of stresses with a line of poetry.
Rhyme Scheme
A pattern of end rhyme in a stanza or poem. Pattern is charted by assigning a letter of the alphebet beginning with "A". Lines that rhyme are given the next letter.
Rhythm
A Beat or Pattern of sound created by stressed or unstressed syllables. A poems rhythm is sometimes called it's beat.
Symbolism
Using an object to represent an idea.