7th Grade Poetry terms

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poema compact piece of writing that contains one or more poetic elements
figure of speechlanguage meant to be understood imaginatively rather that literally
extended metaphora metaphor that is extended or developed over several lines of writing, or even throughout an entire work
poetic elementsliterary devices used by poets to create the imagery within a poem
assonancerepetition of vowel sounds in stressed syllables that end in different consonant sounds
rhythmthe pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry, using one or more kinds of meter
meterthe number of units of a specific kind in a line of poetry; it describes a poem's overall rhythm, or pattern of beats
rhymetwo or more words that sound alike, typically through repetition of sounds at the end of words, but with different beginning consonant sounds
rhyme schemepattern of rhyming line in a poem, usually represented with letters
end rhymesrhyming words which appear at the ends of lines
internal rhymerhymes that occur within lines
approximate rhymealso called near, off, slant, and imperfect rhymes
heroic couplettwo consecutive lines of rhymed iambic pentameter
tripletgroup of three lines that rhyme
quatrainfour-line stanza that when rhymed, assumes a variety of patterns
ballada song or song-like poem that usually tells a story of tragedy or adventure, using simple language and a great deal of repetition
lyrichighly musical verse that expresses the emotions of a speaker and does not tell a story, but expresses feelings
blank versepoetic lines composed of unrhymed iambic pentameter
concrete poemthe poem's shape suggest its subject
allusionreference in literature to something famous
apostrophespeaking to someone absent or to something no-human as if it were present, alive, and able to respond