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Narrative Poetry
poetry that tells a story, witha focus on action or plot
Lyric
Poem expressing emotion
Epic
Narrative poem of adventure with a hero who embodies the values of that culture
Ballad
tells a story of average poeple, it is often sad or tragic (started as a song)
Sonnet
lyric poem of 14 lines and set rhyme and rhythm scheme
speaker
the persontelling or writing the poem
Point of view
Syntax
The change of words in a sentence of line, a change in grammer convention
diction
choice of language
Imagery
Evoking all of the 5 senses through word choice
Figure of Speech
when words are used to mean other thant their literal meaning
rhyme
matching of the final vowel and consonant sounds
end rhyme
when last syllables in 2 or more lines rhyme
Internal rhyme
when words within a line of poetry rhyme
Slant Rhyme
when there is a similarity in sound, but the rhyme is not exact
Assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds