Poetry Vocab

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  1. any light,simple song especially one of sentimental or romantic character , having 2 or more stanza all to the melody
    Ballad
  2. A short poem consisting of five usually unrhymed lines containing respectively 2,4,6,8, and 2 syllables
    Cinquain
  3. a pair of successive lines of verse especially a pair that rhyme and are the same length
    Couplet
  4. a japanese poem of three lines that present of nature : the first line has 5 syllables the 2 line has 7 and the 3rd has 5
    Haiku ( about nature)
  5. A humorous poem of 5 lines that usually rhyme ; Lines 1,2, and 5 are triplet and 3,4 are a couplet
    Limerick
  6. A short poem that expresses personal feeling , often in a musical voice
    Lyric
  7. a 14 line poem that states the poet's personal feeling
    Sonnet
  8. A comparison using "like" or "as"
    Simile
  9. A comparison that is implied and does NOT use "like" or "as"
    Metaphor
  10. Giving an inanimate object human characteristics
    Personification
  11. Words that are put together that are opposites
    Oxymoron
  12. a word that is an imitation of a sound
    Onomatopoeia
  13. Repeat the same consonants sound for 2 or more words
    Alliteration
  14. An arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually 4 or more , sometime having fixed length , meter, or rhyme scheme, forming a diversion of a poem
    Stanza
  15. Identity in sound of some part especially the end , of words or lines of verse
    Rhyme
  16. Is the beat created by the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
    Rhythm
  17. An exaggeration or overstatement used for comic effect or to increase emotion
    Hyperbole
  18. Poetry that tells a story in verse
    Narrative
  19. Poems that are shaped like their subjects
    Concrete
  20. Create a picture in the mind of a reader through words
    Imagery

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