Literary Terms: Poems

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An ironic figure of speech that deliberately describes something in a way that is less than the true case.
A metrical foot in which a stressed syllable is followed by an unstressed syllable
A verse meter consisting of five metrical feet, or five primary stresses, per line
A song that tells a story
A metrical foot in verse in which an unaccented syllable is followed by an accented one
Describes poetry that organizes its lines without meter
The repetition of two or more vowel sounds in successive words, which creates a kind of rhyme
A recurrent, regular, rhythmic pattern in verse
'Little Song', A traditional and widely used verse form, especially popular for love poetry- 14 lines
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A brief reference in a text to a person, place, or thing- fictitous or actual
The repetition of two or more consonant sounds in successive words in a line or verse or prose
Any recurrent pattern or fhyme within an individual poem or fixed form
The unit of measurement in metrical poetry
A figure of speech in which a thing, an animal, or an abstract term is endowed with human characteristics
A short poem expressing the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker
Also called hyperbole, exaggeration used to empasize a point
A two-line stanza in poetry, usually rhymed, which tends to have lines of equal length
The most common and well-known meter of unrhymed poetry

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