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Title: Elements%20of%20Poetry


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Elements of Poetry
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  • Poetry is a form of literature that relies on
    length of line, sound, rhythm, and compression of
    statement.

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Traditional Poetry-
  • Arranged in lines with a regular rhythm and
    often a definite rhyme scheme

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Nontraditional Poetry-
  • No regular rhythm and rhyme, though usually set
    up in lines

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Poetic Form-
  • The structure of a poem
  • stanzas and pattern of rhyme and rhythm

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Stanza-
  • Group of lines

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Sound Devices-
  1. Rhyme-Words that end with the
    same sound
  2. Rhythm-The beat or meter
  3. Alliteration-Matching initial (first)
    sounds
  4. Onomatopoeia-Use of words
    that imitate
    sound

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Rhyme Scheme
  • Regular pattern of rhyming words
  • (abc)

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Free Verse
  • Poems with no regular rhythm and rhyme

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Narrative Poem-
  • Story told in verse

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Repetition-
  • Repeated sounds, words, phrases, or lines

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Refrain-
  • Regularly repeated line or group of lines

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Imagery
  • Words and phrases that appeal to the
    senses

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Figurative Language-
descriptions or comparisons not meant literally
  • 1. Simile-Comparison using like or as
  • 2. Metaphor-Direct comparison
  • 3. Personification-Giving human qualities

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Theme
  • Message about life

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Five Purposes of a Poem
  • 1. Tell a Story
  • 2. Reveal a Human Character
  • 3. Impart a Vivid Impression
  • 4. Express a Mood or Emotion
  • 5. Convey an Idea, Attitude, or
  • Message

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Plain Sense
  • 1. Sentences
  • 2. Punctuation
  • 3. Visual Arrangement

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Dramatic Situation
  • 1. Speaker
  • 2. Audience
  • 3. Subject
  • 4. Occasion

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