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Cinquain
a form consisting of 5 lines each required syllables and topics
rhythm
flow of the poetic line
narrative
the telling of an event or story; has plot, setting, characters, dialogue, and a theme
stanza
formal division of lines in a poem
theme
main message of a literary piece
similie
comparison between two unlike objects using like or as
speaker
an imaginary voice in a poem
lyric poetry
a short highly musical poem that expresses the observations and feeling of a speaker
alliteration
the repetition of the consanant sounds at the beginning of words
metaphor
comparison between two unlike objects with out the use of like or as
mood
the overall feeling that the poem creates
repitition
restating a word or phrase
concrete poem
poem that positions words and phrases to form a picture or create a special sound effect
rhyme scheme
pattern of rhyme in a poem
figurative language
language that is not meant to be taken literally(exactly)
haiku
an ancient Japanese form with no rhyme 3 lines-syllables 5, 7, 5
refrain
repetition of lines in a poem
free verse
poem that has no rhyme scheme