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1 Poetry Ch 6 p. 402

2 rhythm The repetition of stressed and unstressed syllables

3 What is rhythm

4 Elegy- For My Grandmother This lovely flower fell to seed; A Work gently, sun and rain; B She held it as her dying creed A That she would grow again. B

5 When it rhymes perfectly it is called

6 Exact rhyme

7 What gives poems a musical quality.

8 rhyme It gives a musical quality to a poem. Think Sam McGee ballad

9 exact rhyme/approximate rhyme This lovely flower fell to seed; Work gently, sun and rain; She held it as her dying creed That she would grow again. A B A B

10 What is it called when it does not rhyme perfectly as in a rhyme with orange.

11 Approximate, slant, or near rhyme.

12 Approximate, near, slant rhyme This lovely flower fell to seed; Work gently, sun and rain; She held it as her dying creed That she would grow again. Orange—door hinge Porridge

13 What is the The regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables. Heartbeat. Tu Tum Rhythm is the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.

14 meter

15 Couplet- 2 consecutive lines that rhyme The panther is like a leopard, Except it hasn’t been peppered. A Rhyme scheme is always AA BB CC DD EE FF

16 Couplet The panther is like a leopard, Except it hasn’t been peppered. A

17 Internal rhyme- inside a line “While I nodded nearly napping Suddenly there came a tapping As of someone gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door.” Assonance- the repetition of a vowel sound. There are strange things done in the midnight sun

18 End rhyme End rhyme at the end of a line.

19 Free verse It does not rhyme, but it usually has rhythmic elements. Think Paul Revere’s Ride

20 Free verse Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full dazzling. (alliteration) Give me juicy autumnal fruit ripe and red from the orchard Give me a field where the unmowed grass grows. Give me an arbor, give me the trellised grape

21 Refrain/repetition (chorus) Give me Give me…

22 alliteration The repetition of a consonant Give me the splendid silent sun with all his beams full dazzling. Green, grow, great, ground, grass, giving Brown, bark, big, bent, branches

23 assonance The repetition of a vowel sound Napping, tapping, rapping Tree, bee, see, harmony,

24 onomatopoeia Refers to the use of sound that imitates or suggests the meaning of a word Boom, burp, zing, Crack, buzz, swoosh, whisper Chirp Rustle, Sizzle Hiss, boom, kaboom, bang, zap, roar,

25 Ballad- Narrative (old songs from Middle Ages in England) Songlike poem Often sad, about betrayal, loss or death Simple rhyme and words Refrain Steady rhythm or meter Ex. “The Cremation of Sam McGee”

26 Epic Long, narrative poem Hero Elegant, formal language Ex. Beowulf, The Odyssey, The Iliad

27 Narrative Poem Tells a story Ex. The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

28 Lyric poem-emotional Expresses feelings; it does not tell a story

29 Ode An ode is a long, lyric poem that usually praises one thing written in dignified, serious, formal language.

30 sonnet A 14 line lyric poem A, b, a, b C,d

31 Sonnet/rhyming couplets Reminiscing by Ralph Cortez Watermelons were so much sweeter then, When boys were the stuff of super men, And summers seemed so much longer too, With nothing pending and nothing due. We were swordsmen-swashbuckling heroes. Eternal victors-never zeroes; Second basemen and clean-up hitters; Forever winners, never quitters Play was a ritual in those days, To go on magical mind forays, To play the game with aplomb and ease, To venture forth when and where we'd please. We would feign death, and then rise up again. Watermelons were so much sweeter then.

32 simile A comparison using like or as The tree is like a crooked, old man.

33 metaphor A direct comparison The crooked, old man tree

34 Personification Giving human traits to nonhuman things Ex. The tree’s hair fell to the ground.

35 Main idea of a poem? Main idea- underlying meaning Think Like a Tree Soak up the sun Affirm life's magic Be graceful in the wind Stand tall after a storm Feel refreshed after it rains Grow strong without notice

36 Critical detail Essential, important information Date of birth and death Famous for (lifeguard story)

37 Direct quote vs. paraphrase Think Like a Tree “Soak up the sun Affirm life's magic Be graceful in the wind Stand tall after a storm Feel refreshed after it rains Grow strong without notice” This is about learning a life lesson by following the example of a tree.

38 20 e.c. points due 5/2 Google: California State Testing released questions. Click on 8 th grade language arts. Or go to ccms.ccusd.org My homework site.


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