Flashcards in Poetry Quiz Deck (44)
When a poem has lines ending with words that sound the same.
a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next.
A rhyme in which the repeated accented vowel sound is in the final syllable of the words involved.
A rhyme in which the repeated accented vowel is in either the second or third last syllable of the words involved.
(in verse) the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza.
a line that ends with a natural speech pause (usually marked with punctuation)
pauses that occur within the lines (grammatical - punctuation, rhetorical - phrasing and syntax)
except for line arrangement, no necessary differences between the rhythms of free verse and the rhythms of prose.
appears as prose, but read like poetry. The form lacks line breaks associated with poetry, but maintains a poetic quality.
the study of poetic meters
refers to the flow of actual, pronounced sound
refers to pattern that the sounds follow when a poet has arranged them in metrical verse
basic unit of meter, consists typically of one accented and one or two unaccented syllables
unstressed unstressed stressed
stressed unstressed unstressed
iambic and trochaic
anapest and dactyl
replacing regular foot with another food
syllables added to the beginning or ending of a line
the omissions of a syllable (unaccented) at the beginning or ending of a line
process of the defining the metrical form of a poem
Un-rhymed iambic pentameter
Shakespeare ("blank" indicates lack of rhyme)
octave that includes rhyme scheme of (abba abba) and a seset (6 line stanza) that includes one of several rhyme schemes.
long, often book-length narrative in verse forms that retells a heroic journey of single/group persons.
centuries old, European folk tradition of oral storytelling, and was often accompanied by musical instruments. Traditionally plot driven.
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by rhyme, that form a unit.
a stanza of four lines, especially one having alternate rhymes.
a set or group of three lines of verse rhyming together or connected by rhyme with an adjacent tercet.
a form of poem in which the length and pattern are prescribed by previous usage or tradition, such as sonnet, limerick, villanelle, haiku, etc.
A villanelle is a nineteen-line poetic form consisting of five tercets followed by a quatrain.
an interlocking rhyme scheme with the pattern aba, bcb, cdc etc.
metrical language (opposite of prose)
a repeated line, phrase, word, or group of lines, normally at some fixed position in a poem written in stanzaic form.
the opposite of verse