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Poetry

Artfully compressed thought resulting in the elevated expression of ideas

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Elements of poetry

Imagery, word choices, sounds, and structure

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Words that appeal to one or more of the five senses

Concrete language

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The meaning of a word plus all of its implications and emotional associations

Connotative language

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A regular pace or beat

Rhythm

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Divisions in poetry based on thought, meter, or rhyme and recognized by the number of lines they contain.

Stanza

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A brief poem expressing the personal views of a single speaker on a particular topic

Lyric poem

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A composition written in meter

Verse

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Verse having end rhyme and regular meter

Rhymed verse

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The pattern of rhyme and a regular meter

Rhyme scheme

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Poetry whose first eight lines can octave, rhyming (abbaabba) form a distinct unit of thought and whose last six lines (a sestet, rhyming variously w/ two or three new rhymes) form another

Italian sonnet

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Unrhymed iambic pentameter

Blank verse

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Poetry with no set meter or rhyme

Free verse

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A pair of rhymed lines

Couplet

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A pair of rhyming lines written in iambic pentameter

Heroic couplet

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Poetry whose thought is usually distributed over three quatrains with a concluding couplet, the whole rhyming
Abab cdcd efef gg

English sonnet

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A stanza or poem of four lines

Quatrain

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A stanza of 3 lines that usually share the same rhyme (also known as tercet)

Triplet

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A stanza of 6 lines

Sestet

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A stanza of 8 lines

Octave

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How does poetry differ from prose?

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Imagery may appear in poems in

Concrete language
Allusions
Imaginative comparasons

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The sounds of a poem can do what?

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The most structural division of poetry is

The line

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T/F it is sometimes helpful to consider which word a poet did not use at a certain point

True

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T/F poetry includes more forms than prose or drama

True

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In i will sing unto the Lord, for he hath triumphed gloriously The structure of this scripture is formed

by parallelism and repition

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Genre of i will sing...

Lyric poetry

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In snow bound what is the genre

Narrative poetry

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In snow bound what is the main image of the indoor setting is

Fire it creates a warm,welcoming atmosphere

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Whittiers tone toward nature is

Neutral. There is danger but also beauty

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In lady clare what are the two main purposes that the traditional ballad form serves are

To entrain listeners and to pass a worldview down to future generations

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What are the symbols in lady clare

Lily white doe
Diamond necklace
Rose

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The strict regular meter gives the poem a

Musical feel

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In had i the choice the poem makes use of

Meter and rhythm

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What is the overall atmosphere in we wear the mask

Distress

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What is the central image in we wear the mask and why

A smiling mask; the speaker wears constantly the speaker says that the mask disguises his true feelings, feelings of pain
This image illustrates how humans everywhere often hide their pain from others behind a falsely positive attitude

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What is the theme for we wear the mask

Universal

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In the panther the closing atmosphere is

Negative and sad

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Symbols in the panther and explain

✨bars-represent a restrictive barrier
✨the panther- represents a character whose vision of reality is impaired by his confinement
✨cramped circles- could represent the suffocating routine of daily life
✨the image- could represent that glimpse of reality that occurs momentarily for the panther