Darleen ELA Vocabulary for Poetry

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  1. The art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts
    Poetry
  2. The every day language people use when they speak or write
    Prose
  3. The way a poem moves
    Rhythm
  4. Counted beats per line
    Metrical
  5. Has no fixed pattern of meter or rhythm
    Free Verse
  6. Unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
    Iambic Meter
  7. Contains 5 iambic beats in a line
    Pentameter
  8. Each time your voice rises and falls with a group of 2 or 3 syllables with an accention/syllable
    Poetic Foot
  9. Each metrical foot made up of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable
    Trochaic Meter
  10. Each time syllables and I accented syllable (ex. Galloping sounds)
    Anapestic Meter
  11. 1 stressed syllable followed by 2 unsressed syllables
    Dactylic Meter
  12. The repitition of the beginning consonats (ex. Cathy can catch a cat)
    Alliteration
  13. The repitition od a vowel sound (ex. Anna ate apples all day)
    Assonance
  14. When the repeted consonance sound is not always at the beginning of the word (ex. The moon shown through Nina’s window)
    Consonance
  15. The formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent
    Onomatopeia
  16. The formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively: the dim imagery of a dream
    Imagery
  17. A figure of speech in witch two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in “she is like a rose”
    Simile
  18. A figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “A mighty fortress is our God”
    Metaphor
  19. A kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet
    Limerick
  20. A short poem consisting of five, usually unrhymed lines containing, respectively, two, four, six, eight, and two syllables
    Cinquain
  21. Verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
    Haiku
  22. A three-line unrhymed Japanese poem structurally similar to a haiku but treating human nature usually in an ironic or satiric vein.
    Senryu
  23. A short poem of songlike quality
    Lyric poem
  24. A simple narrative poem of folk origin, composed in short stanzas and adapted for singing.
    Ballad
  25. Identity in sound of some part, especially the end, of words or lines of verse.
    Rhyme
  26. Rhyme between a word within a line and another either at the end of the same line or within another line
    Internal Rhyme
  27. Rhyming words at the end of a line
    External Rhyme
  28. A pair of successive lines of verse, especially a pair that rhyme and are of the same length
    Couplet
  29. a poem, properly expressive of a single, complete thought, idea, or sentiment, of 14 lines, usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite schemes, being in the strict or Italian form divided into a major group of 8 lines followed by a minor group of 6 lines and in a common English form into 3 quatrains followed by a couplet.
    Sonnet
  30. A common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents, each foot containing an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable
    Iambic Pentameter
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