Poetry Unknown Words

Lyric Poetry
That which reveals an emotional moment in lifeA poem that could observe the breakdown of the speaker

Limerick
A light, humorous, nonsensical, or bawdy Irish song of five anapestic lines usuallly with the rhyme scheme aabba.

Free verse
No predictable rhythm or rhyme.A poem that does not include basic poem structures but is still a poem.

Blank verse
Has no rhyme but has rhythm.

A poem about a monologue of the speaker.

Stanza
A paragraph in poetry, surrounded above and below by skipped lines.This is an example .

Couplet
Two rhyming lines in a row usually stating an important thematic idea.

Sonnet
a 14-line poem which sets up a problem and offers a solution of various rhyme patters such as cdecde or cdcdcd.

The sonnet form perfected by Shakespeare is composed of three quatrains and a terminal couplet in iambic pentameter with the rhyme pattern abab cdcd efef gg.Basically, a multiple choice poem.

Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of the rhymes in a poem.

Near rhyme
two or more words having almost the same ending sound.train, rain

Internal rhyme
Rhyming words in the same line of poetry.

Connotation
The extra meaning associated with a word more than just its definition.