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4- Poetry Vocabulary

poetry vocabulary

poetry text that creates a word picture, describes a moment, or expresses a feeling
poet the person who wrote the poem
lyrical poems have a rhyme scheme, meter, rhythm, and express feelings
free verse poems does not rhyme, have meter, rhythm, but can express feelings
rhyme when two or more lines end with the same sound
rhyme scheme a pattern of rhyming words in a poem (found at the end of the line) first,third; second, fourth;
meter comes from rhythm, the beat of the poem
line break when a line of poetry ends without punctuation (not always the end of the sentence)
stanza a group of lines within a poem (much like a paragraph in a story)
repetition words or phrases repeated within a poem
short line length a line shorter than those around it
imagery a mental picture the reader creates in their mind (figurative language)
Created by: angieharlan
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