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the speaker's attitude toward his/her audience and/or subject matter
tone
strong contrast between expection and reality; what happens is the opposite of what's expected
irony
a poem that tells a story
narrative
a poem that expresses deep emotion or observations
lyric
narrative poem, often of folk origin and intended to be sung, consisting of simple stanzas and usually a refrain that repeats.
ballad
a poem composed as a lament for a deceased person
elegy
extended narrative poem in elevated language, celebrating the feats of a legendary hero
epic poem
japanese lyric verse having 3 unrhymed lines of 5,7,and 5 syllables; usually deals with nature or seasons
haiku
lyric poem; long, meditative, formal and usually focused on celebrating something.
ode
14 line poem in iambic pentameter with conventional rhyme scheme
sonnet
a division of poetry, often named for the number of lines it contains, usually characterized by a common pattern of meter, rhyme, and number of lines
stanza
2 successive rhyming lines, usually having the same meter and forming a complete thought
couplet