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poetry vocabulary

Author: alexis rhodes
Across
Narrative poems that tell about heroes who embody the values of a culture
Two consecutive rhyming lines
Repeated vowel sounds, as in weightless and space
Poems of mourning
Long, lyric poems that were traditionally written to celebrate a famous person or a lofty idea
Also called near rhyme, off rhyme, imperfect rhyme, or slant rhyme
Describing an inanimate thing as if it had human or lifelike qualities
The repletion of consonant sounds in several words that are close together
The repletion of stressed and unstressed syllables
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Language that appeals to the senses
A comparison that does not use a connecting word
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
These poems do not follow a regular meter of rhyme scheme, but they do include other elements of poetry
Use of words with sounds that imitate or suggest the meaning
Rhyme that occurs within a line
Poems that tell stories and have story elements
Songlike poems tell a story, most often about love, betrayal or death
Comparison that uses like or as
What poems have instead of sentences
Type is a lyric poem that is 14 lines long and usually has a particular type of meter
Something that has meaning in itself and also stands for something else
What poems have instead of paragraphs