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Poetry Elements and Sound Devices

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  • Q1
    a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in a poem; a verse.
    Stanza
    300s
  • Q2
    Repetition of sounds at the end of words
    Rhyme
    300s
  • Q3
    the BEAT; the pattern of sound in a speech created by the choice and arrangement of words
    Rhythm
    300s
  • Q4
    the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
    rhyme scheme
    30s
  • Q5
    a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
    Sonnet
    30s
  • Q6
    The person talking in the poem. Sometimes the speaker is the poet himself, but other times it is a fictional character.
    speaker of the poem
    30s
  • Q7
    A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry
    meter
    30s
  • Q8
    Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
    Repetition
    30s
  • Q9
    Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close proximity
    Assonance
    30s
  • Q10
    the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
    Alliteration
    30s
  • Q11
    Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in close proximity.
    Consonance
    30s
  • Q12
    A word that imitates the sound it represents.
    Onomatopoeia
    30s
  • Q13
    Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell, touch, taste)
    Imagery
    30s
  • Q14
    Writing or speech that is not intended to carry literal meaning and is usually meant to be imaginative and vivid.
    figurative language
    30s
  • Q15
    A person, place or object which has a meaning in itself but suggests other meanings as well
    symbolism
    30s

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