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Poetry Terms

Poetry Terms

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stanza
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a unit of a poem that is repeated in the same form throughout the poem
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iamb
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an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
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rhyme scheme
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patterns of identical or similar sounds
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anapest
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two unstressed syllables, then one stressed syllable (ex: in-ter-VENE)
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caesura
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a strong pause within a line of verse
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dactyl
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one stressed syllable, then two unstressed syllables (ex: BLUE-ber-ry)
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pyrrhic
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two unstressed syllables
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quatrain
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a four-line stanza
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rhythm
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pattern of stressed syllables or accents
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trochee
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an accented syllable followed by an unaccented syllable (Ex: FOOT-ball)
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spondee
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two stressed syllables (Ex: KNOCK-KNOCK)
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