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Blinn 14 15 Review

poetry words used in an imaginative way
where we find poetry everywhere
poetic license poet is allowed to do whatever he wants
verse any single line of poetry
paraphrase a restatement in one's own words
summary a brief condensation
subject the main topic of a work
theme a central meaning
lyric poetry a short poem expressing emotions
narrative poem a poem that tells a story
dramatic monologue a poem written as a speech where there is a silent listener
didactic poem a poem intended to teach a moral lesson or impart a body of knowledge
tone the mood or manner of expression
satiric poem poetry that blends criticism with humor to convey a message
persona mask; speaker
irony a discrepancy between what is said and what is meant
verbal irony to say one thing and mean another
dramatic irony the audience knows but the characters don't
cosmic irony the contrast between a character's position and the treatment he or she receives at the hands of fate
Created by: rknebel