AP Lit. Poetry Terms

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pattern that has 2 unstressed sylabbles and then a stressed sylable
words that look like they should rhyme but don't
unrhymed iambic pentameter
Poem telss a story
pause at the end of a line
poetry that follows a persecribed model of rhyme scheme and lines
Poem organized into three quatrains and a couplet. The couplet has the resolution
pattern that is stressed unstressed
when one line ends without a pause and continues into the next line for meaning
interlocking three line rhyme sceme
rhyme stressed syllable followed by one or more identical unstressed syllable
rhyming words within the line
rhyme comes at end of line
A lyric poem commemorating a dead person. Often death and mournful.
Means little song. Consists of 14 lines, ususally in Iambic Pentameter
pattern that is unstressed stressed
Lines creates a particulare shape that represents the poem
Expresses feelings, thoughts of a single speaker. No chronology or plot but writes about events from a single moment.
two lines of rymed iambic pentameter
metrical feet whic move from stressed to unstressed sounds
Non-rhyming 39 line poem. The concluding stanza is called an envoy. First six lines repeate in the other 5 stanzas.
a pause within a line
alternating lines of iambic tetrameter and iambic trimeter
words which share same stressed sound and share sound which follow
single syllable rhyming words or the same sound occuring in final stressed syllable
19 lines divided into 5 tercets and quatrain. First and third lines of the first tercet rhyme.,
Narrative poem of quatrains of iambic tetrameter and iambic trimeter. Often begins abruptly, as story told through dialogue and anction, uses simple or folksy language, tragic and
metrical feet that move from unstressed to stressed sounds
Breif, pointed witty poem with uninforced form
words that sound similar but are not exact
pattern that has one unstressed sylable and then two unstresed
type of poem that does not confrom to a set pattern. It creates it's own pattern through the sounds of words.
Poem that reads as one would speak
Poem that consists of an octet which describes a problem and a sestet which provides a solution. There are a variety of common rhyme schemes.
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