Poetry booklet pg 3-9

Formal verse/ conventional/traditional
Poetry that incorparates a pattern of some kind into its word choice and or structure

Internal rhyme
When a word within a line rhymes with the one at the end.

Quicken the pace
Add emphasis
Compel the reader to listen to what is said
Surprise the reader

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Rhyme scheme
A regular pattern of rhyme, it’s consistent throughout the extent of the poem.

Emphasizes important ideas
Creates unit in poetry
Link between lines

End rhyme
Rhyming of the final words of lines in a poem to create a rhyming couplet.

Full rhyme/ perfect rhyme
A rhyme between two words that are pronounced the same although differing in meaning.

Creates a link between lines
Concludes a idea or concept

Half rhyme/ slant rhyme/ near rhyme/ oblique rhyme

Eye/ sight rhyme
Rhyme on words that look alike but which are actually pronounced differently.

Emphasis on message
Creates a unit

Identical rhymes
Using the same word twice

Connect ideas

Alternate rhyme
abab cdcd

Creating integrated messages

Couplets
Pair rhyme aa bb

Creating units
Sense of finality
Isolating ideas

Trecets
aba

Quatrain
Enclosed rhyme abba cddc

Creates a bubble effect

Cinquin
5 line stanza

Sestet
6 line stanza

Septet
7 line stanza

Octave
8 line stanza

Masculine rhyme
Rhyming of final syllables which often sounds settled and determined.

Hard and fixed effect

Feminine rhyme
Rhyming of final two syllables which often sounds fluid and musical.

Discussing the effects of rhyme
Masculine and feminine ryhme
The harmony rhyme
It’s role in giving emphasis
It’s ability to focus the meaning of a poem

Harmony rhyme
Harmony rhyme creates a felling of completeness, the sense that something has been resolved or finished.