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EXAM 4 Study Guide The Whitsun Weddings - in 1964 in England (by Philip Larkin) Ode to a Nightingale    by John Keats A  H ill  .by A nthony H echt  : This is genius ........ Fern Hill   pg. 989 .by D ylan Thomas Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird   pg. 820 by Wallace Stevens I Do Not … written in 2000 :  Michael Palmer  : post-modernism The Raven   pg. 615 by Edgar Allen Poe Mending Wall  by Robert frost Church Going  by Phillip Larkin Some vocab that might seen on the test: alliteration : Most often thought of as pattern of repeated initial consonant sounds assonance: The repetition of vowel sounds consonance :The repetition of consonant sounds end-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 enjambment end-rhyme : occurs in last syllable of verse internal rhyme : occurs in the middle of a line slant rhyme : “near rhyme” “half rhyme” words that almost, but don’t quite rhyme perfect rhyme : “exact rhyme” “full rhyme” when the later part of the word or phrase is identical sounding to that of another. eg. " leave " and " believe " is an imperfect rhyme, whereas " gr een " and " spl een " 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 mark onomatopoeia : The formation or use of words such as buzz that imitate the sounds associated with the objects or actions they refer to. blank verse : Unrhymed decasyllabic (10-syllable) lines, often in iambic pentameter formal verse : As opposed to free verse, formal verse is apt to contain a regular meter, rhyme scheme, or fulfill a convention such as the sonnet, ballad stanza, etc. free verse : Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter couplet: a poem consisting of two-line stanzas tercet: a poem consisting of three-line stanzas quatrain: a poem consisting of four-line stanzas sixteener : each line has 16 syllables enjambment: from French “to encroach, to stride”: When the grammatical or syntactical sense of the line carries over to the next diction : Choice and use of words in speech or writing simile : 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, or emulated. analogue (analogy) oxymoron: figure of speech that combines contradictory terms; paradox irony: The use of words to express something different from and often opposite to their literal meaning empathy: refers to the understanding and sharing of a specific emotional state with another person sympathy: sympathy is a concern for the well-being of another hyperbole: exaggeration understatement: form of speech which contains an expression of less strength than what would be expected The Whitsun Weddings - in 1964 in England (by Philip Larkin) narrative style poem
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