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Flashcards in Poetry Deck (14):
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Stanza

A structural section of a poem (like a paragraph)

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Speaker

Narrative voice of poem

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Tone

Speakers attitude towards the subject

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Conceit

Extended metaphor that applies to many characteristics of the poem

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Allusion

Reference to an historical event or person from history

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Hyperbole

Exaggeration

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Perfect rhyme

Rhyme that falls at the end of two or more lines

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Internal rhyme

Rhyming within the same line

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Couplet

Two consecutive lines that rhyme

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Alliteration

Repition of initial consonant sounds

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Eye rhyme

Spelling of words that appear to rhyme but don't

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Onomatopoeia

Words that sound like what they mean

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Scansion

Rhyming patterns in letter (a,b,a,b()

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Sonnet

Fourteen line poem