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EXAM 4 Study GuideThe Whitsun Weddings- in 1964 in England (by Philip Larkin)Ode to a Nightingale by John KeatsA Hill .by Anthony Hecht  : This is genius........Fern Hill  pg. 989 .by Dylan ThomasThirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird  pg. 820 by Wallace StevensI Do Not… written in 2000 : Michael Palmer : post-modernismThe Raven  pg. 615 by Edgar Allen PoeMending Wall by Robert frostChurch Going by Phillip LarkinSome vocab that might seen on the test:alliteration: Most often thought of as pattern of repeated initial consonant soundsassonance:The repetition of vowel soundsconsonance:The repetition of consonant soundsend-stopped line:End-stopping is a feature in poetry in which the syntactic unit (phrase, clause,or sentence) corresponds in length to the line. Its opposite is enjambmentend-rhyme: occurs in last syllable of verseinternal rhyme: occurs in the middle of a lineslant rhyme: “near rhyme” “half rhyme” words that almost, but don’t quite rhymeperfect rhyme: “exact rhyme” “full rhyme” when the later part of the word or phrase is identicalsounding to that of another. eg."leave" and "believe" is an imperfect rhyme, whereas "green" and"spleen" are perfect rhymes
caesura:from Latin, “cutting or metrical pause”:A pause or break within a line of poetry,occurring near the beginning, middle, or end of the line.Usually signaled by a punctuation markonomatopoeia:The formation or use of words such asbuzzthat imitate the sounds associatedwith the objects or actions they refer to.blank verse: Unrhymed decasyllabic (10-syllable) lines, often in iambic pentameterformal verse: As opposed to free verse, formal verse is apt to contain a regular meter, rhymescheme, or fulfill a convention such as the sonnet, ballad stanza, etc.free verse: Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular metercouplet:a poem consisting of two-line stanzastercet:a poem consisting of three-line stanzasquatrain:a poem consisting of four-line stanzassixteener: each line has 16 syllablesenjambment:from French “to encroach, to stride”: When the grammatical or syntactical senseof the line carries over to the nextdiction:Choice and use of words in speech or writingsimile: comparison using “like” or “as” (blue as the sky)metaphor:A comparison made between two very different things.archetype:pattern of behavior, a prototype upon which others are copied, patterned, oremulated.analogue (analogy)oxymoron:figure of speech that combines contradictory terms; paradoxirony:The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literalmeaningempathy:refers to the understanding and sharing of a specific emotional state with anotherpersonsympathy:sympathy is a concern for the well-being of anotherhyperbole:exaggerationunderstatement:form of speech which contains an expression of less strength than what wouldbe expectedThe Whitsun Weddings- in 1964 in England (by Philip Larkin)narrative style poem
Hull to London 6 hour train ride travelling from Hull to London by train

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