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involves one rhyming accented syllable. A forceful rhyme with a single punch. It is used in serious works. e.g., "Where the bee sucks, there suck I. In a cowslip's bell I lie?"
masculine rhyme
involves two consecutive rhyming syllables. One accented, one unaccented. e.g., "I sing of brooks, of blossoms, birds, and bowers of April, May, of June and July flowers."
feminine rhyme
involves 3 consecutive rhyming syllables. Use mainly in humorous light verse. e.g., "She was beautiful and glamorous, he was helpless and amorous.
triple rhyme
employs rhymes within the lines, as well as, at the ends. e.g., "Ah, distinctly I remember, it was in bleak December and each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the floor."
internal rhyme
can involve words with corresponding vowel sounds (assonance) or words with corresponding end consonant sounds (consonance), but no true rhyme. e.g., "I married her for love, as my fancy did me move."
slant rhyme
sayings or common expressions that involve rhyme, thus making them easy to remember. e.g., snug as a bug in a rug.
rhyming locutions
those that are forced either by changing the spelling of one word to match another by dropping or adding a syllable or by placing just part of the word at the end of a line and the rest of the next line. e.g., "What they often cure the sick wid is either pills or liquid."
refractory rhymes
stanza consisting of 2 rhyming lines expressing a complete thought.
2 syllables. First is unaccented, 2nd is accented.
iambic feet
2 syllables. First is accented, one isn't. (Hazel)
trochaic feet
2 syllables. Both accented.
spondaic feet
3 syllables. First two syllables are unaccented, the last one is accented.
anapestic feet
3 syllables. First syllable accented, last two unaccented. e.g., Gloria.
based on the length of the line. 5 iambic feet would be called iambic pentameter.
length of the line
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tetra meter
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