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speaker
Imaginary voice assumed by the writer of a poem
lyric poem
musical quality
end rhyme
rhyming words come at the ends of lines
internal rhyme
rhyming words appear in the same line
rhyme scheme
pattern of rhymes in a poem / different letters of the alphabet....Ex. aabbcb
stanza
formal division of lines in a peom / grouping of lines in pros
stock epithet
can take the place of a name
haiku
1st and 3rd lines have 5 syllables. 2nd has 7...usually about nature
iambic pentameter
line of peotry with 10 beats that fallow an unstressed, stressed pattern
ballad
a poem that tells a story, often about adventure and romance. has a refrain that may include lines that are repeated
narrative poem
one that tells a story
dramatic poem
Utilizes the techniques of drama

Could be a "Dramatic monalogue"or it oculd have two speakers
epic
long narritive poem about the deeds of Gods or heroes
figurative language
not meant to be interpreted literally
personification
attribute human characteristics to a non-human or inanimate object
simile
comparison using lIKE or AS
metaphor
DIRECT comparison...no like or as
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
rhyme
the ends of lines corespond in sound
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds
imagery
descriptive or language used in literature to create word pictures for the reader