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Mr. Timothy Whitfield » Poetry


Meter is a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllabic in a poem.
A foot is a combination of stressed and unstressed syllables, which is repeated a given number of times in a line of verse to establish a meter

 two-syllable feet are

  • Iambic (u /) : 
  • Trochaic(/ u): 
  • Spondaic (/ /): 
 three-syllable feet are
  • Anapestic (u u /): 
  • Dactylic (/ u u): 
End rhyme :Rhyme at the end of two lines
Internal Rhyme Rhyme within a line
Exact rhyme  the repetition of the same  vowel sound as well as any consonant sounds that follow the vowel.in two or more words
Eye or sight rhyme:two words are spelled similarly but pronounced differently.
Slant or false rhyme: rhymes the final consonants but not the vowels or initial consonants
Rhyme scheme: pattern of rhyme
A form in poetry refers to a type of poem that follows a particular set of rules, whether it be the number of lines, the length or number of stanzas, rhyme scheme, 
Sonnet :14 lines of rhymed iambic pentameter
Free Verse: does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
Blank Verse:verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentameter.
Alliteration is the repetition of beginning consonant sounds. 
Assonance is the repetition of vowel sounds.
Consonance is the repetition of consonant sounds anywhere but the beginning of words.
Onomatopoeia is the use of words that imitate the sounds they describe.