Monday, February 6, 2017

Poetic Terms Vocabulary:

Stanza: a poetic paragraph of lines.
Meter: The rhythm of the syllables per line.
Hyperbole: A deliberate exaggeration for effect or emphasis.
Lyrical poetry: Poems that are emotional or show feelings.
Lyrics: Poetic lines intended to be sung over music.
Ode: a poem dedicated in honor of something/someone.
Symbol: an image that represents something else.
Image: a picture in your mind.
Alliteration: the repetition of sounds in a row. (“Sally sells seashells at the seashore.”)
Blank verse: Poetry that does not rhyme.
Couplet: Two poetic lines that rhyme.
Metaphor: a comparison without using ‘like’ or ‘as.’
Simile: a comparison using ‘like’ or ‘as.'

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