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POETRY(Elements,Kinds and Types)

POETRY(Elements,Kinds and Types)

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Simile-a comparison using the words like or asEx. (He is like a dog the way he treats her.)Metaphor-a comparison that does NOT use “like” or “as”Ex. (He is a dog the way he treats her.)Alliteration-Two or more words which have the same initial sound-repeated sound in the first letters of each word in the sentenceEx. (Tiny Tom tipped the tall tree onto the table.)Assonance-A partial rhyme which has the same internal vowel sounds amongstdifferent wordsOnomatopoeia-formation of a name or word by imitating the sound associated withthe thing designated, as in buzz, hum, cuckoo, slap, splash, bang, etc.Repetitions-poets often choose to repeat sounds, words, phrases or whole lines ina poem. This helps the poet emphasize an idea or give a certain feeling(think of your favorite song that repeats the same line during thechorus section)Hyperbole-A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis oreffectPersonification-Giving an animal or object human-like qualities (the rough edge on thedesk ate away at his arm as he took the exam)
-The repetition of sounds within different words, either end sound,middle or beginning-poets often choose to repeat sounds, words, phrases or whole lines ina poem. This helps the poet emphasize an idea or give a certain feeling(think of your favorite song that repeats the same line during thechorus section)
-is the poem’s beat; a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables-The flow of words within each meter and stanza
Something that represents something else through association,resemblance or convention-Often poems will convey ideas and thoughts using symbols.- A symbol can stand for many things at one time and leads the readerout of a systematic and structured method of looking at things.
-Often a symbol used in the poem will be used to create such an effect.
-This is what the poem is all about.-The theme of the poem is the central idea that the poet wants toconvey.- It can be a story, or a thought, or a description of something orsomeone – anything which is what the poem is all about.
 The way the poem is written. Free-style, ballad, haiku, etc.- Includes length of meters, number of stanzas along with rhymetechniques and rhythm.
 This is the basic structural make-up of the poem. A poem is made upof blocks of lines, which convey a single strand of thought. Withinthose blocks, a structure of syllables which follow the rhythm has to beincluded. This is the meter or the metrical form of poetry.
-An ABC poem has a series of lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling.Lines are made up of words and phrases. The first word of line 1 begins withan A, the first word of line 2 begins with a B etc.
Cinquain Poetry Type has five lines. Line 1 has one word (the title). Line 2has two words that describe the title. Line 3 has three words that tell theaction. Line 4 has four words that express the feeling, and line 5 has oneword which recalls the title.
Poetry that certain letters, usually the first in each line form a word ormessage when read in a sequence.
 Tanka is a Japanese poetry type of five lines, the first and third composed of five syllables and the rest of seven. Tanka is the oldest type of poetry in Japan.
In this kind of poetry, the topographical arrangement of words supports themeaning conveyed by the poem. The poems form a picture of the topic onwhich they are centered.
A short sometimes vulgar, humorous poem consisting of five anapestic lines.Lines 1, 2, and 5 have seven to ten syllables, rhyme and have the sameverbal rhythm. The 3rd and 4th lines have five to seven syllables, rhyme andhave the same rhythm.
It is a very simple form of a verse, which contains two rhyming lines.
Haiku Poetry Type is a Japanese poem composed of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five syllables. Haiku poetry originated in the sixteenthcentury and reflects on some aspect of nature and creates images.
 This type of poetry is one of the simplest ones to write. The first line of adiamante is a single word; the second line consists of two adjectivesdescribing that word, third line contains three words about the subject whilethe fourth line contains four. The fifth line and the lines that follow consist of a similar pattern of words describing the idea opposite to the subject of thepoem.
-Epic Poems are long, serious poems that tell the story of a heroic figure. Thisgenre of poetry is a type of narrative literature that narrates stories of mythological heroes.
Lay Poetry Types are long narrative poems, especially those that were sungby medievalminstrels and French trouveres.
Poetry which holds the principles and ideals of beauty that is characteristicof Greek and Roman art, architecture, and literature.
Nature and love were a major themes of Romanticism favoured by 18th and19th century poets such as Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats.Emphasis in such poetry is placed on the personal experiences of theindividual.
Idyll Poetry Types are either short poems depicting a peaceful, idealizedcountry scene, or long poems that tell a story about ancient heroes. The wordis derived from the Greek word 'eidyllion' meaning "little picture". Alsospelled Idyl.
anzone Poetry Type is usually a medieval Italian lyric poem, with five or sixstanzas and a shorter concluding stanza (or envoy). Canzone literally means"song" in Italian.
-Narrative Poetry is found in different types of poetry such asBallads,Epics, andLays.
Rhyme Royal Type is a type of poetry introduced by Geoffrey Chaucerconsisting of stanzas of seven lines inIambic pentameter.

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