||: A rhyme pattern of similar sounds at the end of each line. |
|Internal rhyme ||: contain like-sounding sounds within a single line of a poem.
|Slant Rhyme ||: A type of rhyme that occurs when the final consonants sound the same, but the vowel sounds are different.
|Exact rhyme ||: A type of rhyme that occurs when the final vowel and consonant sound the same.
|Eye rhyme ||: A type of rhyme where the rhyming words share similarities in spelling but have slight differences in pronunciation, leaving the sounds close but not exact.
|Monometer ||: A line of verse consisting of ONE metric feet.
||: A line of verse consisting of TWO metric feet |
|Trimester ||: A line of verse consisting of THREE metric feet
|Tetrameter ||: A line of verse consisting of FOUR metric feet
|Pentameter ||: A line of verse consisting of FIVE metric feet
||: A line of verse consisting of SIX metric feet|
||A line of verse consisting of SEVEN metric feet|
||: A line of verse consisting of EIGHT metric feet|
||: A line of verse consisting of NINE metric feet |
||: A line of verse consisting of TEN metric feet |
||: the number of feet in a line.|
|Foot ||: One basic stitch in a verse.
|Consonance ||: The repetition of internal or ending consonant sounds to achieve a meaning or effect, as in "come home Miriam"
|Apostrophe ||: A figure of speech in which something or someone not present is directly addressed. E.g. "Oh Love, why have you caused me such pain!
||: The repetition of initial consonant sounds to achieve a meaning or effect, as in "peter piper picked" |
||: The repetition of vowel sounds to achieve a meaning or effect. |
||: The main idea of a literary work|
||: Words containing sounds that evoke the meanings of the words, such as buzz and snap. |
|Personification ||: A technique based on ascribing human qualities to non-human entities or objects.
|Conceit ||: A detailed elaborate and/or unexpected comparison, such as "our love is like the tide; it comes and goes, but exists eternally"
|Diction ||: The word choice and arrangement used by an author to convey accents, intonation, inflections, and other characteristics of speech.
|Figurative language ||: Use of language in non-standard or creative ways to describe or convey some idea or essence.
||: Use of an object or image to express a larger meaning|
||: Use of exaggeration to achieve a heightened effect. |
||: An ironic expression that reveals less than what is expected |
||: Each line in a poem|
|Stanza ||: A grouping of lines. The main structural and organizational building block of a poem and can be equated to a stone in a mosaic, a patch in a quilt, or a paragraph in an essay.
|Enjambment ||: The poetic technique of placing a line break in the middle of a sentence, clause, or phrase.
||: A three-line stanza|
|Stress (stressed Syllable) ||: Spoken louder or with more force.
|Scansion ||: the act of dividing a line of a poem into rhythmic units.
||: the pattern of sounds in a poem. The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. |
|Lamb (iambic) ||unstressed + stressed u /
|Trochee (trochaic) || stressed + unstressed / u
|Anapest (anapestic) ||unstressed + unstressed +stressed u u /
||stressed + unstressed + unstressed / u u |
|Pyrrhic ||unstressed + unstressed u u |
||stressed + stressed / / |