A similarity between words in spelling but not pronunciation
feminine rhyme (double rhyme)
A rhyme between stressed syllables followed by one or more unstressed syllables
A rhyme of final stressed syllables
A rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next line
The ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse
a line of verse consisting of one metrical foot
A line of verse consisting of three metrical feet
contains four iambs in each line
contains five iambs in each line
a line of verse consisting of six metrical feet
a line of verse consisting of seven metrical feet
a line of verse consisting of eight metrical feet
a metrical foot consisting of one short(unstressed) syllable followed by one long(stressed) syllable
a foot consisting of one long or stressed syllable followed by one short or unstressed syllable..
A metrical foot of two short or unaccented syllables
a metrical foot consisting of one stressed syllable followed by two unstressed syllables or (in Greek and Latin) one long syllable followed by two short syllables.
a metrical foot consisting of two short or unstressed syllables followed by one long or stressed syllable.
a foot consisting of two long (or stressed) syllables.
to divide the poetry or a poetic form into feet by pointing out different syllables based on their lengths
The removal of an unstressed syllable, consonants, or letters from a word or phrase to decrease the number of letters or syllables in order to mix words together and replaced with an apostrophe
the contraction of two vowels into a diphthong or single vowel
The contraction or the shortening of a word by omitting sounds, syllables or letters from the middle of the word
lacking a syllable or syllables in the first foot; does not have a head
pauses come from natural rhythm of your speech.
a pause comes at the end of a sentence, clause or phrase; this pause can be expressed in writing as a punctuation mark such as a colon, semi-colon, period or full stop.
moving over from one line to another without a terminating punctuation mark.A phrase or clause in a line of poetry that does not come to an end at the line break but moves over to the next line.
used in narratives to omit some parts of a sentence or event to give the reader a chance to fill the gaps
repeats the same words or phrases a few times to make an idea clearer.
The speaker or writer breaks off abruptly and leaves the statement incomplete
a sentence that are grammatically the same; or similar in their construction, sound, meaning