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poem vocab.

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Poetry literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm
Alliteration the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words
Free Verse poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter
Haiku a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world
Metaphor a figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable
Onomatopoeia the formation of a word from a sound associated with what is named
Personification representing a non-human living thing, inanimate object, or idea as human, or attributing to it human traits and qualities, such as a physical body, emotions, desires, sensations, physical gestures and speech
rhyme correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words
rhyme scheme the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse
rhythm a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound
simile a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind
stanza a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem
verse The literary device verse denotes a single line of poetry
couplet A couplet is a pair of lines of meter in poetry
refrain refrain, phrase, line, or group of lines repeated at intervals throughout a poem
narrative poetry Narrative poetry is a form of poetry that tells a story, often making use of the voices of a narrator and characters as well
meter The rhythmic pattern of a stanza, determined by the kind and number of lines
acrostic An acrostic poem is a poem where certain letters in each line spells out a word or phrase
cinquain a five-line stanza
concrete poem Concrete poetry is a type of poetry that uses some sort of visual presentation to enhance the effect of the poem on the reader
diamante diamante is a style of poetry that is made up of seven lines
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