English 2 "Mirror" poetry terms

Poetry
Literary works in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm

Speaker
The narrative voice in a poem that speaks his or her feelings or situation

Free verse
Poetry which is not written in traditional meter but is still rhythmical

Stanza
A grouped set of lines within a poem

Couplet
Two lines of poetry in a stanza or part of a stanza

Tercet
Three lines of poetry in a stanza

Quatrain
Four lines of poetry in a stanza

Quintet
Five lines of poetry in a stanza

Sestet
Six lines of poetry in a stanza

Septet
Seven lines of poetry in a stanza

Octave
Eight lines of poetry in a stanza

Nine lines
Nine lines of poetry in a stanza

Mood
Feelings or atmosphere created in the reader from a literary work

Tone
An authors attitude towards his or her subject or work

Rhyme
The correspondence of sounds between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the end of lines in poetry

Internal rhyme
Rhyming words within single lines of poetry

End rhyme
Rhyming words at the end of consecutive lines

Approximate rhyme
A rhyming pattern that have some kind of sound correspondence but are not perfect rhymes

Sonnet
A 14 line poem written in iambic pentameter which employ one of several rhyme schemes and adhere to a tightly structured thematic organization. The sonnet forms are Petrarchan or Italian and Shakespearean

Iambic pentameter
A line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of one short or unstressed syllable followed by one long or stressed syllable

Meter
A name for the regular pattern of rhythm

Rhythm
The arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables