8th gradePoetry

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Term  
Definition

Form

The structure of the writing

Speaker

The narrator or voice

Free verse

Usually does not rhyme and the poet lets ideas drive the poem

Traditional form

Usually rhymes and has structure

Rhythm

The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line

Meter

Regular pattern of rhythm

Rhyme

Repetition of sounds at the ends of the words (sun, one)

Repetition

The use of a word, phrase, line or sound more than once

Alliteration

Repetition of a constant sound at the he beginning of the word

Assonance

Repetition of vowel sounds in words that do not end with the same consonant (bow down)

Simile

Comparison of two things using like or as

Metaphor

Comparison of two things not using like or as

Extended metaphor

Metaphor that extends over several lines, stanzas, or an entire poem

Personification

Description of an object, animal, or idea as if it has human qualities and emotions