English Poetry Terms

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English Poetry Terms
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2011-03-08 18:04:39
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  1. specter
    a ghostly image
  2. unpalatable
    unpleasant, distastful
  3. suavity
    the quality of being socialy smooth
  4. unbidden
    uninvited
  5. tempest
    violent storm
  6. quaint
    unusual, strange
  7. respite
    rest, relief
  8. beguile
    to trick, to decieve
  9. treble
    high pitched
  10. wraught
    fashioned, formed
  11. creed
    a statement of belief
  12. prodigious
    of great size
  13. host
    a great number
  14. pensive
    thinking deeply
  15. /UU
    dactylic foot
  16. /U
    trochaic foot
  17. U/
    iambic foot
  18. UU/
    anapestic foot
  19. //
    spondaic foot
  20. unrhymed iambic pentameter
    blank verse
  21. no regular rhyme or ryhthm
    free verse
  22. the repetion of intial consonant sounds
    alliteration
  23. the repetion of vowel sounds
    assonance
  24. the repetion of consonant sounds
    consonance
  25. the repetion of a group of words at intervals in a poem
    refrain
  26. comparing two unlike things using like or as
    simile
  27. comparing two unlike things directly
    metaphor
  28. exaggaration
    hyperbole
  29. the author's attitude toward his characters
    tone
  30. refering to well known literature or a place
    allusion
  31. Study:
    Edgar Allan Poe
    Robert Frost
    Walt Whitman
    Margaret Atwood

    Read:
    "The Horses" p. 474

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