poetic terms

poetic terms - P o e try Vo c a b u la ry 1. Allite ra tio...

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    Po e try Po e try Vo c a bula ry Vo c a bula ry
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1. Allite ra tio n : Repetition of initial consonant sounds Exa m ple :   S is te r S uzy s a t o n the   s e a s ho re  until s udde nly s he  was   s wa llo we d b y a  s ha rk . 1. Allus io n : A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work, or work of art
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3. Ba llad : A song-like poem that tells a story 4. Blank   Ve rs e : Poetry written in unrhymed, iambic pentameter. 5. C o nc re te   Po e m : 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. Im a g e : A word or phrase that appeals to one or more of the five senses 9. Lyric   Po e m : Highly musical verse that expresses the observations and feelings of a single speaker 9. Me ta pho r : A figure of speech in which something is described as though it were something else Exa m ple He  is  s uc h a  pig  whe n he  e a ts !
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11. Mo o d : The feeling created in the reader by a literary work 12. O no m ato po e ia : The use of words that imitate sounds Exa m ple :   The  b uzz o f the  b e e  wa s  ve ry  lo ud.
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course ENGLISH 110 taught by Professor Lisathomas during the Fall '10 term at BYU.

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