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Name: _____________________________________ Unit 2 Lesson 5 Vocab

Commemorate: (verb) to honor or remember


something like an anniversary, holiday, or birthday.

Contemplate: (Verb) to think about something


seriously for a long time.

Forlorn: (Adjective) lonely and miserable.

Majestic: (Adjective) Grand and impressive

Lyric poetry: poem with a song-like quality,


expressing the poets thoughts and feelings.

Sonnet: poem that is fourteen lines, expressing a


single, complete thought; has a rhyme scheme.

Rhyme Scheme: pattern of rhymes at the end of


lines of poems

Meter: pattern of stressed and unstressed lines in


a poem