Words that appear similar, but don’t sound similar
Words with two syllables that rhyme
Words with one syllable that rhymes
Rhyme occurring in one line or phrase
The pattern of rhyme (i.e. ABAB)
Two unaccented, short syllables
A unstressed syllable followed by a stressed Syllable
A stressed syllable followed by a unstressed syllable
Two stressed syllables
One stressed syllable followed by two unstressed syllables
Two unstressed syllables followed by one stressed syllable
The metrical analysis of a verse
Omission of a sound or syllable when speaking
Phonological process of combining the vowel sounds of a word into one syllable
The omission of a sound or syllable when speaking.
Lacking a syllable or syllables in the first foot
A break between words within a metrical foot. (A pause near the middle of a line)
The action of repeating something that has already been said or written
The device of suddenly breaking off in speech.
The use of successive verbal constructions in poetry or prose that correspond in grammatical, structure, sound, meter, meaning.
The continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of a line, couplet, or stanza.
Having a pause at the end of each line.
The omission from speech or writing of a word or words that are superfluous or able to be understood from contextual clues.