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7th gr. poetry terms

the repetition of terminal(end) sounds rhyme
the pattern of rhyming words rhyme scheme
the repetition of initial consonant sounds (tongue twisters) alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds or blends consonance
the repetition of internal vowel sounds assonance
the use of words whose sound suggests their meanings Example- buzz, hiss onomatopoeia
the beat of the poem rhythm
the repitition of one or more lines at regular intervals refrain
the repitition of phrases similar in structure Example- the sun rises. the sun sets. parallelism
groupings of lines within a poem verse/stanza
a comparison using like or as simile
a comparison in which one thing is said to be another metaphor
the use of words that appeal to the senses imagery
using something specific to stand for something else, especially an idea symbolism
exaggeration, often for comic effect hyperbole
the attitude of the author as revealed in his/her poem tone
the feeling the author tries to create in the reader mood
giving the characteristics of a living thing to an inanimate object personification
a poem that tells a story, it contains elements such as plot, setting, and characterization (like a short story) narrative poetry
a poem that tells the adventure of a hero epic
(originally intended to be sung) tells of a single dramatic episode, usually about romance, adventure, unusual characters,etc. ballad
poetry concerned with feelings and extremely personal experiences lyric poetry
poetry that uses its physical or visual form to present its message concrete poetry
poetry without rhyme scheme free verse
Japanese poetry that consists of three lines and a total of seventeen syllables. It should present a clear picture that arouses emotion or prompts thought. haiku
a five line nonsense poem with a definite rhyme limerick
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