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Poetry unit

Euphony The use of pleasant, beautiful sounds in poetry.
Cacophony The use of harsh sounds in poetry.
Rhyme When words with the same sound, or almost the same sound.
Internal Rhymes Rhymes that occurs within the line.
End Rhyme Rhymes that occur in the last words of lines.
Rhyme Scheme A repeating pattern of end rhyme.
Masculine and Fominine Rhyme M- 1 syllable rhyme F- 2 syllable rhyme
Mosaic Rhyme Rhymes made up of several words Ex: dominant & common hat
Alliteration A pattern of repeated syllables, typically at the end of words. The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words.
Assonance Repetition of vowel sounds in words
Consonance Repetition of consonant sounds in words
Stopped Constants PB/TD/KG are grouped in this category of consonant sounds
Meter The arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables in lines of poetry
Foot Each unit of pattern that repeats
Ballad Stanza Line one and three iambic tetrameter, and lines two and four iambic trimeter.
Iamb iambic U /
Trochee trochaic / U
Spondee spondaic / /
Dactyl dactylic / U U
Anapest anapestic U U /
Catalexis Dropping a final stress from a trochee of a dactyl
Stanza House
Speaker character of a peom
English sonnet 3 quatrains and couplet ababcdcdefef ee
Itailian sonnet octet and a couplet abbaabba cdecde
spenserian sonnet 3 quatrains and 1 couplet ababbcbccdcd ee
Created by: kent styles
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