Types of Rhyme
The sounds at the end of lines rhyme.
The sounds within a line rhyme.
The words look like they should rhyme, but when you say them aloud they don’t – like rough and through.
The words share sounds but don’t quite rhyme- like above and blush.
The same word is repeated.
A rhyme scheme is labeled with letters.
Lines of poetry that end with a punctuation mark, or naturally stop where the line still makes sense, encourage the reader to pause before moving on to the next idea.
Lines of poetry that end in the middle of a thought and do not make sense without the line that come next.
Poems that follow specific rules.
Poems that break the rules
A poem that tells a story, usually of a romanticized character, in short, rhythmic stanzas.
A long poem that tells a story of a hero or legend.
A short, humorous poem that follows a specific structure.
A love poem, generally that follows a specific structure.
A somber poem written in mourning for the dead.
A serious poem written to express strong emotion.
Realistically describes actual people, places, or things.
Tells a story.
Expresses deep feelings or emotions.
Types of Stanza
The way the author wants the reader to feel while reading.
The consistent aaaabcccb rhyme scheme helps the reader settle into a comfortable place.
Attitude toward an subject or situation.