Final review POETRY alec
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Final review POETRY alec
Unit of poetry
Group of lines
When one line goes into the next
The "voice of the poem; the identity or persona that a poet creates to be narrating the poem. Not the poet.
Language used non-literally to create a special effect or feeling. Created through the use of figurative devices
A comparison of two unlike things that uses a word of comparison such as like, as, resembles or seems.
A comparison of two unlike things without a word of comparison.
developed throughout poem.
not actually stated, but suggested by specific details.
Extreme exaggeration that emphasizes an idea.
A way of emphasizing an idea by talking about it in a restrained way.
Speaking or writing of an animal, object or idea as if it were a person; ascribing human emotions to non-human things.
Author's choice of words based on correctness, clarity or effectiveness.
Unique pronunciations of words that occur in specific geographical regions or classes. Deals in sounds of words. Altered spelling.
Literal meaning of a word
Implications, suggestions, and emotional associations that go with a word.
Attitude an author has toward his/her subject
A literary reference to a familiar person, place, thing or event. Effectiveness depends on audiences knowledge of reference.
Repetition of initial consonant sounds of words
Repetition of consonant sounds in the middle of words
Repetition of vowel sounds without repeating consonants.
Sameness of sound found between words.
Rhyme is exact
Near rhyme/slant rhyme/approximate rhyme
Almost a rhyme
Rhyme at end of a line
Rhyme in middle of a line
The regular or random occurrence of sound in poetry
The patterned repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables in poetry determined by the type and number of feet per line
The analysis of metrical patterns of verses, marking stressed and unstressed syllables
The smallest pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
The use of foot other than the one regularly demanded
The use of a word or phrase multiple times close together
The repetition of a line or phrase at regular intervals, especially at the end of a stanza
Type of repetition. Repetition of an identical word or group of words in successive verses or clauses, usually at the beginning of lines.
Words and phrases that appeal to the senses
Words spelled similarly but don't rhyme
Poetry that does not have regular meter or rhyme scheme.
2 unstressed, stressed
Stressed, 2 unstressed