A regular pattern of rhythm pattern, or the arrangement & number of stressed & unstressed syllables. Strong & week beats can be indicated, as follows: Whose WOODS these ARE I think I know
describle one thing as if it were something else. Her eyes were saucers, wide with expercation.
Gives human qualities to something nonhuman. The clarinets sang
Use like or as to compare two unlikes things. The icy water was like stinging bees.
is the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words, as in feathered friend.
End of rhyme
occurs when the ends of lines share the same sound.
is when a rhyme occurs within a single line, as in this Samuel Coleridge line: "In mist or cloud, on mast or shroud."
are short, unrhymed poems, often about nature. The form origniated in Japan, but its simplicity and power has made it popular worldwide. Its tone is often thoughtful, but it can be playful as well. The line and rhythmic structure is shown in this haiku by Phillip Fried:
Five syllables, then
Seven, then five - frog jumps in
A puddle: haiku.
an emphasis given to a syllable of speech by making it louder than the rest of the word
The use of vivid or figurative language to represent objects, actions or ideas
Literary work in which the main character is brought to ruin or suffers extreme sorrow, especially as a consequence of a consequence of a tragic flaw, moral weakness, or inability to cope with unfavorable circumstances
Poets often tap reader's prior knowledge and emotions by including________?
Allusions - references to people, places, or things from other artistic works
A writer's style is his unique use of _________?
is language that appeals to the senses
Poets use imagery to ?
Help readers imagine sights, sounds, textures, taste, and smells
Example of imagery - for a train
The train thundered past, roaring, screaming
Example of Train without imagery
The train went by
The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning.
Term applied to any work of literature or art whose objective is ridicule.
is a literary device in which an author suggests certain plot developments that might come later in the story.
the main character or hero in a work of literature
A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a year or this book weights a ton.
Something that represents something else
The expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truth or generalizations about human existence...also an instance (as in a story or painting) of such expression
Is to be put in the bathroom after each LAST SHEET