4 Type of stress pattern: Iambic Pentameter- five feet (iambs)Unstressed followed by stressed syllablesweak STRONG /weak STRONG /weak STRONG /weak STRONG /weak STRONG
5 Rhyme…..time!Blank verse: Poetry that is written in unrhymed iambic pentameter. Shakespeare wrote most of his plays in blank verse.Free verse: Poetry composed of either rhymed or unrhymed lines that have no set meter.Internal rhyme: Rhyme within a lineApproximate or slant rhyme: a partial or imperfect rhyme. (moon/stone, pack/mat, stone/gone)
6 Rhyme Scheme -the pattern of rhymes in a stanza or poem Examples: -ABABAABBABCD ABCDEtc.
7 Sweet SoundsAlliteration: Repetition of the same sounds at the BEGINNING of wordsAssonance: The repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds in a group of words close together. (Especially in stressed syllable.)Onomatopoeia: A word such as BUZZ or MURMUR, that imitates that sound of that which it representsRefrain: A phrase, verse, or group of verses that are repeated regularly in a poem, usually at the end of each stanza