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8th Grade Poetry Unit Vocabulary

Structure of Poetry rhyme scheme, stanzas and imagery used in a poem Lines phrases or words in a stanza Stanzas what the lines of poems are organized into Couplet Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme Tercet 3 line stanza Quatrain 4 line stanza Rhyme Correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry. Rhyme Scheme A

The Elements of Poetry: A Poetry Review 2

Lyric Subjective, reflective poetry with a regular rhyme scheme and meter which reveals poet’s thoughts and feelings to create a single, unique impression Narrative non-dramatic, objective verse with regular rhyme scheme and meter which relates a story or narrative Shakespearian (English) Sonnet three quatrains and concluding couplet in iambic pentameter, rhyming abab cdcd efef gg or abba cddc effe gg. Spenserian Sonnet Specialized form with linking rhyme abab bcbc cdcd

Poetry Vocabulary Terms

alliteration the repetition of sounds, most often consonant sounds, at the beginning of words assonance the repetition of similar vowel sounds within non-rhyming words atmosphere mood or emotional quality of a literary work ballad song or poem that tells a story blank verse verse written in unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter cinquain a five line poem or stanza that follows a pattern of syllables consonance repetition of consonant sound before

English (poetry)

What is poetry Poetry is shortened form of telling a story Who wrote Man from Snowy River Banjo Paterson When was it written 1895 What type of poem is it It is a ballad What is a ballad A story told in poetry What features of a story does the poem have ~ written in third person ~ complete sentences ~ Orientation, complication, resolution ~ setting- rough bushland in the

Loe types of poetry examples

Verse poetry Ballad simple narrative verse which tells a story; (rhyme scheme abab, or abcb), alternating lines of iambic tetrameter and iambic trimeter meter Concrete Poetry poetry whose shape reflects the theme Dirge a song/poem about death Dramatic Monologue lyric poem with a silent but identifiable listener in which the speaker tells about a dramatic moment in his life, and in doing so, reveals character. Elegy a poem of lament,

Introduction to Poetry

form the physical arrangement of the words on the page including the length and placement of the lines and the way they are grouped into stanzas stanza a verse paragraph, separated from the remainder of the poem by an additional space free verse poetry that is not written in strict formal patterns imagery word pictures; poets try using the five senses to create these word pictures figurative language helps create

Lyric & Narrative Poetry

Lyric Poetry Expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker and uses images and other details to create a single unified impression- usually musical or in verse. Sonnets (Lyric poetry)1) 14 lines2)Rhyming3) Praising/respecting something/someone Odes (Lyric poetry)1) # of lines varies2)May or may not rhyme3) Celebrates/honors a person, idea, or object. Elegies (Lyric poetry)1) # of lines varies2)May or may not rhyme3) Reflects on death/sad/serious themes in a positive

Mom: Closed and Open Forms of Poetry

Form : In a general sense, this is the means by which a literary work expresses its content. In poetry it is usually used to describe the design of a poem. Fixed Form A traditional verse form requiring certain predetermined elements of structure—for example, a stanza pattern, set meter, or predetermined line length. Closed form A generic term that describes poetry written in a pattern of meter, rhyme, lines or

Poetry 180

Epic Poetry a long, dignified, narrative poem that tells the story of an important hero Haiku a 17 syllable poem that represents the poet’s impression of a natural object or scene written in line lengths consisting of exactly 5,7, and 5 syllables Sonnet A 14-line verse with a structure and rhyme scheme that vary by type Shakespearean Sonnet 14 lines = 3 quatrains and a couplet, written in iambic pentameter,

Poetry Flash cards

similie A comparison of 2 unlike things that uses like or as metaphor a comparison of 2 unlike things that doesent use like of as personification giving human traits to animals or objects idiom a common phrase that can’t be understood by their litteral or ordinary meanings hyperbole an exaggeration used for emphesis pun a humorous play on words symbol an object person action or situation that signifies more than

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