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31 Cards in this Set

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couplet
two lined stanza
tercet
three lined stanza
quatrain
four lined stanza
cinquain
fine lined stanza
sestet
six lined stanza
septet
seven lined stanza
octet
eight lined stanza
iambic
u/
trochaic
/u
anapestic
uu/
dactyllic
/uu
spondaic
//
feet
metrical units
rhythm
the melody of the language created by stressed and unstressed syllables
onomatopoeia
the sound of the weird suggests it's meaning
alliteration
repetition of initial consonants sounds in several words
assonance
repetition of the same vowel sound
consonance
repetition of consonants in the middle and ends of words
run on
no end punctuation
narrative poetry
objective verse with regular rhyme scheme and meter which tells a story
lyric poetry
short rhythmic poetry which does not tell a story but reveals strong feelings to create a single strong emotion
sonnet
14 lines of iambic pentameterShakespeare
ode
lyric poetry which desks with complex themesvarying lengths
blank verse
unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter
epic
long dignified narrative poem which gives the account of a *** important to his race or nation
elegy
a poem of remembrance written upon the occasion of death
lament
a poem of sadness
ballad
simple narrative verse which tells a story meant to be sung or recited easily
Limerick
humorous nonsense verse in 5 lines with the rhyme scheme aabba
end rhyme
her cheeks were like a rose, as red as her nose.
internal rhyme
doctor bell fell down the well