vocab for english exam - Vocabulary list to know for exam 2...

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Vocabulary list to know for exam 2: Scansion: Analysis of stressed and unstressed symbols. Alliteration: The repetition of speech sounds – vowels or consonants – in a sequence of nearby words. Metrical foot: A combination of two or three stressed and/or unstressed syllables like the four types below. Iambic: U/ Trochaic: /U Anapestic: UU/ Dactylic: /UU Spondaic: // Pyrrhic: UU Mixed line vs. dominant Accentual Meter: Strong-stressed meter, it employs strongly stressed syllables. Rising meter: Strong stress on the last syllable. Falling meter: Ending with an unstressed syllable. Duple meter: Iambic and Trochaic metrical feet. ? Triple meter: Anapestic and Dactylic metrical feet. ? Monometer: Having only one foot. Dimeter: Two Trimeter: Three Tetrameter: Four Pentameter: Five Hexameter: Six End-stopped: When a line in a stanza’s period is positioned at the end of the line. Enjambment: When a line in a stanza ends in the middle of a line. Caesura: Double Bar, indicates a pause End rhymes: Rhyming that occurs in the syllable of the last word in a line. Internal rhymes: Rhyming that occurs in words that are inside the poem’s lines, not at the end of lines.

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