Darleen ELA Vocabulary for Poetry

  1. The art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts
  2. The every day language people use when they speak or write
  3. The way a poem moves
  4. Counted beats per line
  5. Has no fixed pattern of meter or rhythm
    Free Verse
  6. Unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
    Iambic Meter
  7. Contains 5 iambic beats in a line
  8. Each time your voice rises and falls with a group of 2 or 3 syllables with an accention/syllable
    Poetic Foot
  9. Each metrical foot made up of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable
    Trochaic Meter
  10. Each time syllables and I accented syllable (ex. Galloping sounds)
    Anapestic Meter
  11. 1 stressed syllable followed by 2 unsressed syllables
    Dactylic Meter
  12. The repitition of the beginning consonats (ex. Cathy can catch a cat)
  13. The repitition od a vowel sound (ex. Anna ate apples all day)
  14. When the repeted consonance sound is not always at the beginning of the word (ex. The moon shown through Nina’s window)
  15. The formation of a word, as cuckoo, meow, honk, or boom, by imitation of a sound made by or associated with its referent
  16. The formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively: the dim imagery of a dream
  17. A figure of speech in witch two unlike things are explicitly compared, as in “she is like a rose”
  18. A figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance, as in “A mighty fortress is our God”
  19. A kind of humorous verse of five lines, in which the first, second, and fifth lines rhyme with each other, and the third and fourth lines, which are shorter, form a rhymed couplet
  20. A short poem consisting of five, usually unrhymed lines containing, respectively, two, four, six, eight, and two syllables
  21. Verse, written in 17 syllables divided into 3 lines of 5, 7, and 5 syllables, and employing highly evocative allusions and comparisons, often on the subject of nature or one of the seasons.
  22. A three-line unrhymed Japanese poem structurally similar to a haiku but treating human nature usually in an ironic or satiric vein.
  23. A short poem of songlike quality
    Lyric poem
  24. A simple narrative poem of folk origin, composed in short stanzas and adapted for singing.
  25. Identity in sound of some part, especially the end, of words or lines of verse.
  26. Rhyme between a word within a line and another either at the end of the same line or within another line
    Internal Rhyme
  27. Rhyming words at the end of a line
    External Rhyme
  28. A pair of successive lines of verse, especially a pair that rhyme and are of the same length
  29. a poem, properly expressive of a single, complete thought, idea, or sentiment, of 14 lines, usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite schemes, being in the strict or Italian form divided into a major group of 8 lines followed by a minor group of 6 lines and in a common English form into 3 quatrains followed by a couplet.
  30. A common meter in poetry consisting of an unrhymed line with five feet or accents, each foot containing an unaccented syllable and an accented syllable
    Iambic Pentameter
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Darleen ELA Vocabulary for Poetry
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