reganpoetry.txt

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  1. song or poem that tells a lively or tragic story in simple language using rhyming four line stanzas and a set meter
    Ballad
  2. unrhymed iambic pentameter often used in Shakespere plays
    Blank Verse
  3. four line stanza
    Quatrain
  4. a tercet fixed form featuring the interlocking rhyme scheme
    Terza Rima
  5. process of determining the metrical pattern of a line of poetry by marking its line and feet
    Scansion
  6. a measure of verse based on regular patterns of sound
    Meter
  7. smallest unit of measure in a poetic meter
    Foot
  8. a poetic foot consisting of an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
    iamb
  9. poetic foot consisting of a stressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
    Trochee
  10. meter using feet with two unstressed syllabus followed by a stressed syllable
    Anapest Meter
  11. meter in which the foot contains stressed syllables followed by two unstressed syllables
    Dactylic Meter
  12. foot with two stressed syllables
    Spondee
  13. foot with two unstressed syllables
    Pyrrhic foot
  14. poetry in which the poet doesn't adhere to the preset metrical scheme
    Free verse
  15. 14 lines of iambic pentameter in recognizable pattern of rhyme, contains volta, or turn where the last lines resolve or change the direction from controlling idea of the preceding lines
    Sonnet
  16. 1 foot
    Monometer
  17. 2 feet
    Dimeter
  18. 3 feet
    Trimeter
  19. 4 feet
    Tetrameter
  20. 5 feet
    Pentameter
  21. 6 feet
    Hexameter
  22. 7 feet
    Heptameter
  23. 8 feet
    Octameter
  24. a line or stanza that is repeated at regular intervals throughout the poem or song
    Refrain
  25. poetic form containing 17 syllables in 3 lines of 5, 7,5 syllables each traditionally contains a natural world or central image
    Haiku
  26. group
    of three lines of poetry, when all three lines rhyme
    • Triplet
    • (tercet)
  27. a unit of two or more lines set off by a space often sharing same rhythm and meter
    Stanza
  28. use of words that imitate the sounds they refer to such as buzz or pop
    Onomatopoeia
  29. repetition of vowel sounds or patterns or patterns in neighboring words
    assonance
  30. repetition or initial consonant sounds of a sequence of words
    Alliteration
  31. two lines of poetry forming one unit of meaning; they often rhymed and strung together without a break and share the same meter
    Couplet
  32. a pause in the middle of a line usually , that marks a kind of rhythmic division
    Caesura
  33. line that ends with a full stop or a period
    End-stopped line
  34. line of poetry that when read does not come to a natural conclusion where line breaks
    Run-on line
  35. echoing repetition of sounds of the end syllables usually at the end of a line
    Rhyme

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