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1 By: Ansley Ussery, Hannah Foster, Andrew Shaw, and Micah Rogers .Poetry TermsBy: Ansley Ussery, Hannah Foster, Andrew Shaw, and Micah Rogers
2 RhythmDefinition: 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 CatIs one part this and twenty that-John Ciardi*from Chang McTang McQuarter Cat*
3 Alliteration.A repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of the wordsExample: Carley’s crazy cat was captured!
4 . Rhyme The repetition of similar sounds at the ends of words Example: Chang McTang McQuarter CatIs one part this, and ten parts thatHe’s one part saint, and two parts sinOne part yawn, and three parts grin-John Ciardi
5 Limerick.A short, funny, poem usually with 5 lines in the pattern a-a-b-b-aExample: A bugler named Dougal MacDougalFound ingenious ways to be frugalHe learned how to sneezeIn various keysThus saving the price of a bugle.-Ogden Nash
6 Lyric Poetry.Poetry that presents the thoughts and feelings of a single speakerExample:I’m Nobody! Who are you?Are you–Nobody- too?Then there’s a pair of us!Don’t tell! They’d advertise-you knowHow dreary –to be-Somebody!How public-like a frog-To tell one’s name-the livelong JuneTo an admiring Bog!-Emily Dickinson
7 OnomatopoeiaDefinition: 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”!!!
8 Repetition Repetition Repetition example 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 wallNoises down the hallLife doesn’t frighten me at allBad dogs barking loudBig ghosts in a cloudBy Mary AngeolouLife Doesn’t Frighten Meexample
9 MeterDefinition: 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 meterChang’ Mc Tang’ Mc Quar’ter Cat’Is one’ part this’ and twen’ty that’By:John Ciardi, from: “Chang Mctang McQuarter Cat”
10 SpeakerDefinition: 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 poemIn the poem, “The Windmill”by Longfellow the speaker is a windmill.example:
11 Concrete Poetry Concrete Poetry is a poem that tells a story in the shape of the story it is telling
12 Narrative Poetry Example:The raven by by Edgar Allen Narrative Poetry is a poem that tells a story.
13 Haiku Example:In my new clothing I feel so differentI mustLook like someone elseBy BASHOHaiku 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.
14 Stanza “Change” A grouping of two or more lines within a poem. The summerStill hangsHeavy and sweetWith sunlightAs it did last yearThe autumnStill comesShowering gold and crimsonAs it did last year Charlotte ZolotowA grouping of two or more lines within a poem.
15 Couplet 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”)
16 Free Verse Poetry without regular patterns of rhyme or rhythm “How to Paint the Portrait of a BirdWhen the bird comesIf it comesObserve the deepest silenceWait for the bird to enter the cageBy: Jacques Prèvert
17 Concrete PoemThe arrangement of the poems words.