Poetry

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Poetry
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  1. Similar but not identical vowel sounds
    Bear it/Merit
    Half (near) rhymes
  2. Words that coincide in spelling but not in sound
    Home/Come
    Sight Rhymes
  3. What are the types of rhyme schemes?
    Masculine, feminine, half, and sight
  4. A pattern of lines which usually presents a unit of poetic experience.
    Stanza
  5. Two successive lines, usually in the same meter, linked by rhyme
    Couplet
  6. Four-line iambic, alternately tetrameter and trimester, abcb
    Ballad stanza
  7. Three lines
    Triplet or tercet
  8. three lines rhyming aba, bcb, cdc
    Terza Rima
  9. Four lines
    Quatrain
  10. Fourteen lines, iambic pentameter
    Sonnet
  11. Petratchan -
    Octave or octet: abbaabba
    Sestet: cdcdcd
    Italian sonnet
  12. Shakesperian: ababcdcdefefgg
    English sonnet
  13. unrhymed iambic pentameter
    blank verse
  14. no set rhythm or rhyme scheme
    free verse
  15. stated comparison, using like or as
    simile
  16. an implied comparison, does not use like or as
    metaphor
  17. giving human characteristics to an object, animal, or concept
    personification
  18. using the part for the whole
    (all hands on deck)
    synecdoche
  19. describing one thing by using the term for another thing closely associated with it
    (the suits on Wall Street walked off with most of our savings)
    metonymy
  20. overstatement
    (I'm going to be studying all week)
    hyperbole
  21. understatement, frequently double negatives
    (not bad)
    litotes
  22. an address: To a Wasp
    apostrophe
  23. a situation, or use of language, involving some kind of discrepancy
    (a sailor says "water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink)
    irony
  24. a statement whose surface meaning seems illogical, but which makes sense on closer examination:
    It takes money to make money
    paradox
  25. a reference to a well-known person, place, thing, or event
    (9/11)
    Allusion
  26. A condensed paradox, placing two contradictory words together:
    thunderous silence
    oxymoron
  27. repetition of consonant sounds:
    Peter Piper Picked a Peck of Pickled Peppers
    Alliteration
  28. Repetition of vowel sounds:
    Try to light the fire
    Assonance
  29. a pause, usually marked by punctuation
    Caesura
  30. the use of words which mimic their meaning in their sound:
    buzz, murmur, snap
    onomotopoeia
  31. the continuation of a sentence in a poem so that it spills over from one line to the next
    enjambment
  32. the representation through language of the sense experience
    imagery
  33. blending of images appealing to more than one sense
    synaesthesia
  34. when poetry is written in the shape of what it is about
    concrete poetry
  35. Name the types of imagery.
    visual, auditory, gustatory, olfactory, tactile, organic, kinesthetic
  36. I feel the ladder sway as the boughs bend
    kinesthetic
  37. magnified apples appear and disappear...every fleck of russet showing clear
    visual
  38. the rumbling .. of load on load of apples coming in.
    auditory
  39. Essence of winter sleep in on the night, the scent of apples
    olfactory
  40. mouth-puckering sour candy
    gustatory
  41. the feel of velvet
    tactile
  42. My instep arch not only keeps the ache, It keeps the pressure of a ladder round
    organic

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