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Poetry Concepts 46

Poety Concepts and Literary Devices

Lyric Poem A short poem that doesn't tell a story
Narrative Poem A long poem that tells a story with plot
Dramatic Poem A poem that tells about an event in a dramatic way
Ode A lyric poem in the for of an address to a particular subject
Elegy A poem that mourns the death of someone
Sonnet A 14-line poem
Epic A poem that narrates the deeds and adventures of a heroic and legendary figure
Ballad A short poem that involves one character
Meter Measure of rhythm in a line of poetry
Foot A single repeating segment of a rhyme
Iamb Unstressed, Stressed
Spondee Stressed, Stressed
Anapest Unstressed, Unstressed, Stressed
Trochee Stressed, Unstressed
Dactyl Stressed, Unstressed, Unstressed
Metaphor Comparison without "like" or "as"
Simile Comparison with "like" or "as"
Personification Attributing human-like qualities to an inanimate object
Hyperbole Exaggeration
Onomatopoeia Representation of a sound
Irony The outcome is opposite of what expected
Paradox When their are two IDEAS that can be true and false at the same time
Alliteration Repetition of the first letter
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