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  1. The emphasis or stress, given a syllable in pronounciation. Can be used to emphaisize a particular word in a sentence.
    Accent
  2. THe repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of words, usually at the beginning of a word or stressed syllable. Based on sounds of letters, rather than the spelling of words.
    Alliteration
  3. dew drops, luscious lemons
    alliteration
  4. emphasis not emphasis
    accent
  5. Unrhymed iambic pentameter.
    blank verse
  6. English verse form closest to the natural rhythms of English speech and therefore is the most common pattern found in traditional english narrative and dramatic poetry from Shakespeare to to the early 10th century
    blank verse
  7. A pause whitin a line of petry that contributes to teh rhythm of the line. Can occur anywhere within a line and need not be indicated by punctuation. Indicated by a double vertical line (II)
    caesura
  8. two consecutive lines of poetry that usually rhyme and have the same meter
    couplet
  9. In poetry when one line ends without a pause and continues into the next line for its meaning.
    Enjambment
  10. run on line
    enjambment
  11. my heart leaps up when I behold,
    A rainbow in the sky
    enjambment
  12. a poem that may be categorized by the pattern of its lines, meter, rhythm, or stanzas.
    fixed form
  13. limerick, sestina, villanelle, sonnet
    fixed form
  14. the metrical unit by which a line of poetry is measured. Usualy consists of one stressed and one or two unstressed syllables.
    foot
  15. The overall structure or shape of a work, which frequently follows an established design. May refer to a literary type or to patters of meter, lines and rhymes
    form
  16. An unintentional poem discovered in a nonpoetic context, such as a conversation, news story, or advertisement. Serve as remniders that everday language often contains what can be considered poetry or that poetry is definable as any text read as a poem.
    found poem
  17. refers to poems characterized by their nonconformity to established patterns of meter, rhyme, and stanza. Uses elements such as speech patterns grammar, emphasis, and breath pauses to decide line breaks, and usually does not rhyme.
    Free verse
  18. open form poetry
    free verse
  19. A metrical pattern in poetry which consists of five iambic feet per line.
    iambic pentameter
  20. a word, phrase, or figure of speech that addresses the senses, suggeesting mental pictures of sights, sounds, smells, tastes, feelings, or actions.
    image
  21. offer sensory impressions to the reader and also convey emotions and moods through their verbal pictures.
    image
  22. When a rhythmic pattern of stresses recurs in a poem. determined by the type and number of feet in a line of verse, combining the name of a line length with the name of a foot concisely describes the meter of the line.
    meter
  23. A relatively lengthy lyric poem that often expresses lofty emotions in a dignified style. No prescribed pattern, some repeat others new pattern. serious topic
    ode
  24. Open form poetry does not conform to established patterns of meter, rhyme and stanza. such poetry derives its rhythmic qualities from the repetiton of wods, phrases, or grammatical structures, the arrangement of words on the printed page
    open form
  25. free verse
    open form
  26. a term used to refer to the recurrence of stressed and unstressed sounds in poetry.
    rhythm
  27. May be fast or slow, choppy or smooth. used to create pleasurable sound patterns and to reinforce meanings
    rhythm
  28. the process of measuring the stresses in a line of verse in order to determine the metrical pattern of the line
    scansion
  29. a stanza consisting of exactly six lines
    sestet
  30. type of fixed form poetry consisting of 36 lines of any length divided into 6 sestets and a 3 line concluding stanza called an envoy. the 6 words at the end of the first estets lines must also appar at the ends of the other 5 sestets in varying order.
    sestina
  31. grouping of lines, set off by a space that usually has a set pattern of meter and rhyme
    stanza
  32. Generic term used to describe poetic lines composed in a measured rhythmical pattern that are often but not necessarily rhymed.
    verse
  33. a person, object, image, word, or event that evokes a range of additional meaning beyond and usually more abstract that its literal significance. economical devices for evoking complex ideas without having to resort to painstaking explanations that would make a story more like an essay than an experience
    symbol
  34. the central meaning or dominate idea in a literary work. provides a unifying point around which the plot, characters, setting, point of view, symbols, and other elements of a work are organize. abstract concept that is made concrete through the images, characterization, and action of the text
    theme
  35. the authors implicit attitude toward the reader or the people, places, and events in a work as revealed by the elements of the author's style. serious or ironic, sad or happy, private or public, angry or affectionate, bitter or nostalgic
    tone

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