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. By: Ansley Ussery, Hannah Foster, Andrew Shaw, and Micah Rogers
Definition: The rhythm of a line of poetry is the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in the line. A regular pattern of rhythm is called meter. Example: Chang McTang McQuarter Cat Is one part this and twenty that -John Ciardi *from Chang McTang McQuarter Cat*
. A repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of the words Example: Carley’s crazy cat was captured!
. The repetition of similar sounds at the ends of words Example: Chang McTang McQuarter Cat Is one part this, and ten parts that He’s one part saint, and two parts sin One part yawn, and three parts grin -John Ciardi
. A short, funny, poem usually with 5 lines in the pattern a-a-b-b-a Example: A bugler named Dougal MacDougal Found ingenious ways to be frugal He learned how to sneeze In various keys Thus saving the price of a bugle. -Ogden Nash
. Poetry that presents the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker Example: I’m Nobody! Who are you? Are you–Nobody- too? Then there’s a pair of us! Don’t tell! They’d advertise-you know How dreary –to be-Somebody! How public-like a frog- To tell one’s name-the livelong June To an admiring Bog! -Emily Dickinson
Definition: is the use of words whose sound suggests their meaning. The words bang and hiss are examples of onomatopoeia. Example: when the glass plate fell on the floor, we all herd a huge “crash”!!!
Definition: is the use of a sound, word, or phrase more than once to bring attention to that particular quality of whatever they are talking about. Shadows on the wall Noises down the hall Life doesn’t frighten me at all Bad dogs barking loud Big ghosts in a cloud Life doesn’t frighten me at all By Mary Angeolou Life Doesn’t Frighten Me
Definition: In poetry, a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables-or a regular rhythm-is called meter. Although all poems have rhythm, not all poems have meter Chang’ Mc Tang’ Mc Quar’ter Cat’ Is one’ part this’ and twen’ty that’ By:John Ciardi, from: “Chang Mctang McQuarter Cat”
Definition: in a poem, the speaker is the voice that talks to the reader, like the narrator in a work of fiction. The speaker is not always the poet. He or she may be a character in the poem In the poem, “The Windmill”by Longfellow the speaker is a windmill.
Concrete Poetry is a poem that tells a story in the shape of the story it is telling
Narrative Poetry is a poem that tells a story. Example:The raven by by Edgar Allen
Haiku is a tradition of Japanese poetry.It is a 3 line poem.The first and third sentences contain 5 syllables,then in the 2 line it is a 7 syllables again. Example:In my new clothing I feel so different I must Look like someone else By BASHO
A grouping of two or more lines within a poem. “Change” The summer Still hangs Heavy and sweet With sunlight As it did last year The autumn Still comes Showering gold and crimson As it did last year -Charlotte Zolotow
A rhymed pair of lines in a poem. “BARBARA FRIETCHIE” Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn, By:John Greenleaf Whittier (an example from the poem “Barbara Frietchie”)
Poetry without regular patterns of rhyme or rhythm “How to Paint the Portrait of a Bird When the bird comes If it comes Observe the deepest silence Wait for the bird to enter the cage By: Jacques Prèvert