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Poetry Rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts. In today’s world it would be some musical lyrics
Tone The feeling and emotion that an author puts into a poem/story through their choice in words The dark forest reeked of death and terror. The happy chipmunk frolicked through the meadow.
Irony without using figures of speech, speakers may use this device, saying things that are not to be taken literally, forming a contrast. verbal irony - contrast between what is said and what is meant. He died a thousand deaths. dramatic irony - contrast between what is intended and what is accomplished.
Sonnet A closed, fixed form, fourteen-line poem, predominantly in iambic pentameter A combination of quatrains and a couplet or an octave and a sestet Think Shakespeare (he wrote 154 and most of them are well known)
Haiku 3 unrhymed lines, themed around nature 5,7,5 syllables in the lines Darkness of shadows Not a sound reverberates An eerie silence
Concrete Poem A poem with a visual component The words take shape to tell an additional meaning to the poem
Speaker in Poetry NOT the poet!!!!!!!! Speaker is just like any narrator in any story you read…. It’s a short story in a way The narrator is telling you about something A scene A lover A battle
Stanza a rhythmical unit in which lines of poetry are commonly arranged Visually stops the poem; a “break” in the lines
Rhyme repetition of identical or similar sounds Upon the morning’s walk I did unto you talk About the rain a fortnight ago And how it ever rained so Rhyme Scheme Varying patterns of rhyme Last words of lines Vowel sounds
Alliteration the repetition of initial sounds Bring me my bow of burning gold
Rhythm stresses at regular intervals. Iambic Pentameter “iam”- one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable. pentameter- 5 “feet”
Free Verse vs. Blank Verse Free Verse Rhythmical lines varying in length, adhering to no fixed metrical pattern, and usually unrhymed. Looks random but IS NOT
Onomatopoeia Words that imitate sounds Hiss Buzz Snap
Imagery sensory content of poems; appeals to the five senses.
Figurative Language Comparing two things to each other Two Kinds of Figurative Language: Similes Metaphors
Simile items from different classes are compared by a connective Like, as, than New York is like Chicago She is like the rose
Metaphor items from different classes are implicitly compared, WITHOUT a connective She is the rose, the glory of the day.
Personification Human characteristics are given to an animal or object The tree caressed the water…