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Terms Stanza: A group of lines forming a unit in a poem or song. A stanza in a poem is similar to a paragraph in prose. Typically, stanzas in a poem are separated by lines of space. Quatrain: A stanza of four lines
Images or actions that suggest or mean something in addition to themselves. Denotation: Words dictionary definitions Connotation: Words intended or secondary definition.
Metaphors: A comparison of two things that are not alike without using “Like” or “as.” Simile: A comparison of two things using “like” or “as.”
Rhyme Scheme: The pattern that end rhymes form in a poem. Rhyme scheme is designated by the assignment of a different letter of the alphabet to each new rhyme. Refrain: A line or lines repeated, usually in a song.
A regularized beat created by a repeating pattern of accents, or of syllables, or both. Iamb: A pair of syllables in which an unstressed syllable is followed by a stressed syllable. Iambic Pentameter: A common rhythm in English poetry, consisting of five iambs in each line.
i AM bic ME ter GOES like THIS weak STRONG / weak STRONG / weak STRONG / weak STRONG / weak STRONG da DA / da DA / da DA / da DA / da DA
Foot: The basic unit of measure of a line of metrical poetry. A foot usually contains one stressed syllable ( / ) and one unstressed syllable ( _ ). The basic metrical feet are the anapest ( _ _ /), dactyl (/ _ _ ), iamb (- / ), spondee (//), and troche (/ _ ). A four foot line is called tetrameter. A three foot line is called trimeter. Unstressed/stressed is iambic
Scansion: The analysis of the meter of a line of verse. To scan a line of poetry means to note the stressed and unstressed syllables and to divide the line into its feet, or rhythmic units. Explication: Analysis of poetic techniques Paraphrase: Summarizing the events of the poem