e30 - Poetry Poetry Vocabulary 1. Alliteration: Repetition...

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Poetry Poetry Vocabulary Vocabulary
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1. Alliteration : Repetition of initial consonant sounds Example :   Sister Suzy sat on the seashore  until suddenly she was swallowed by a shark . 2. Allusion : A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
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3. Ballad : A song-like poem that tells a story 1. Blank   Verse : Poetry written in unrhymed, iambic pentameter. 2. Concrete   Poem : A poem with a shape that suggests its subject Example : George Herbert’s Easter Wings and The Alter
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6.  Figurative   Language : Writing that is not meant to be taken literally Example :   He made me so mad I  wanted to die . 7.  Free   Verse : Poetry not written in a regular rhythmical pattern or meter
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8. Image : A word or phrase that appeals to one or more of the five senses 1. Lyric   Poem : Highly musical verse that expresses the observations and feelings of a single speaker 2. Metaphor : A figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else Example He is such a pig when he eats!
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11. Mood : The feeling created in the reader by a
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