English 221

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English 221
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2011-09-30 10:58:48
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Supplementary Poetry Terms
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  1. Alexandrine
    [AL-ex-AN-dren]
    • A line of verse composed of twelve sylables.
    • Infrequent verse form in English poetry.
    • More commonly in French verse.
  2. Allusion
    A brief, sometimes indirect reference in a text to a person, place, thing,or prior text, be it fictitious or actual.
  3. anaphora
  4. assonance
  5. blank verse
  6. cacophony
  7. chiasmus
  8. close couplet
  9. closed form
  10. common meter
  11. concrete poetry
  12. couplet
  13. English sonnets
  14. decorum
  15. dramatic monologue
  16. dramatic poetry
  17. elegy
  18. epigram
  19. epistle
  20. exact rhyme
  21. figure of speech
  22. foot
  23. free verse
  24. haiku
  25. hyperbole
  26. internal rhyme
  27. Italian sonnet
  28. metaphysical poetry
  29. octave
  30. pastorl
  31. prose poem
  32. quatrain
  33. scansion
  34. sestina
  35. slant rhyme
  36. synecdoche
  37. terza rima

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