• Yeah
    you call the pattern in which end rhyme occurs? 14-20. What are the 7 kinds of stanzas? (In order) (Write the name and the corresponding number of lines)  1. In poetry, what do you call a group of lines? 2. What element requires the use of senses? 3. What type of poem requires a 5-7-5...
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  • Poetry
    POETRY Acrostic Poetry Acrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word, usually using the same words as in the title. Ballad A short narrative poem with stanzas of two or four lines and usually a refrain. The story of a ballad can...
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  • Poetry
    ABC A poem that has five lines that create a mood, picture, or feeling. Lines 1 through 4 are made up of words, phrases or clauses while the first word of each line is in alphabetical order. Line 5 is one sentence long and begins with any letter. Acrostic Poetry that certain letters, usually the...
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  • Poetry
    has 3 stanzas of 7, 8 or 10 lines and a shorter final stanza of 4 or 5. All stanzas end with the same one line refrain. Blank verse A poem written in unrhymed iambic pentameter and is often unobtrusive. The iambic pentameter form often resembles the rhythms of speech. Bio A poem...
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  • Poems
    speaking? Some lyrical I or the poet himself? 4. Who is addressed? 5. What kind of situation is presented? 6. What are motifs / what is the theme of the poem? 7. What is the poet´s main intention? 8. Can you describe the relationship between the title of the poem and its subject? 9...
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  • Critical Analysis of "The Indifferent" by John Donne
    last line" (Hunt 5). Donne uses the concept of true versus false to stand for constancy and promiscuity. This is first introduced in the last line of the first stanza, and continues throughout the entire poem. The speaker desires a solely sexual relationship with his women, and he believes that...
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  • Notes
    CONTENTS Introduction: How to use these Notes The poems: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Sujata Bhatt, A Different History Gerard Manley Hopkins, Pied Beauty Allen Curnow, Continuum Edwin Muir, Horses Judith Wright, Hunting Snake Ted Hughes, Pike Christina Rossetti, A Birthday Dante Gabriel Rossetti...
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  • How Does the Poet Use Language and Form to Give Readers an Insight Into the Thoughts and Feelings of the Speaker?
    broadcasted 5 years after the 9/11 and won the Royal Television Society Documentary Awards in 2006. Agards’s poem consists of 5 stanzas and each stanza has an 8-6-8-syllable count making it very structured. The first 4 stanzas start off with a question about something the speaker sees or...
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  • The Red Wheelbarrow
    second line in each of the four stanzas. “The Red Wheelbarrow” has no apparent rhyme pattern; however, there are several other literary devices found in Williams’ poem. One literary device Williams uses is alliteration. In lines 3, 5, 6, and 7 one can hear the consonant sound “w” or “wh” repeated...
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  • Ozymandias vs to the Virgins
    words “sun, a-getting, run, and setting.” This progressing rhyme scheme separates each idea within the poem. The first stanza, lines 1-4, described a flower. Then, in lines 5-8, the rhyme scheme changed and the narrator began describing the sun. By using this progressive rhyme, the poem effectively...
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  • Beauty in Creation
    the striking features in “the Raven”. Each stanza consists of six lines. The rhyming ends on lines2, 4, 5 and 6 with the sonorous sound o. Practically all the stanzas built on this rhyming scheme. It leaves a mark of universal rhyming beauty on the poem and achieves an oneness in its effect. Though...
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  • Robert Browning "The Laboratory"
    is reflective of the speaker’s actions. There are elements within the poem which give the reader an idea of the position or status of the speaker. We can tell she has some status as she dances with King’s at court and her wealth is displayed in two areas of the poem, stanza 5 where she lists the...
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  • sister maude
    (dependant on the size of your group.) * Find poem on page 5.  Take two minutes to memorise your line.  Practise saying your line in a variety of different ways. Be creative! Be adventurous! Choose the way you like best. As a group, practise reciting your stanza. Try to do this without...
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  • Analyse of “the Darkling Thrush”
    ) and trimeter (3). Since the lines also follow a form of having one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed syllable etc, we also call it iambic. As an example I use the poems 1st stanza. Line number 1, 3, 5 and 7 each have 4 stressed syllables, therefore called iambic tetrameter...
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  • “the Hand That Signed the Paper” Analysis
    terrible outcomes by using descriptive words, such as, “sloping shoulder” (Stanza 2, Line 5). Also, the poet is telling the audience that the man in the poem has arthritis when he says, “The finger joints are crammed with chalk;” (Stanza 2, Line 6). This information I find to be useless to the...
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  • John Keats
    After writing "Ode to Psyche", Keats sent the poem to his brother and explained his new ode form: "I have been endeavouring to discover a better Sonnet stanza than we have. The legitimate does not suit the language well, from the pouncing rhymes; the other appears too elegiac, and the couplet at...
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  • Ib Example
    discussion of how the readers are changed by their reading. Edgar structures his poem to illustrate the nature of this relationship between literature and its readers. “The Secret Life of Books” is divided into five stanzas, each six lines in length. A lyric poem, it is a brief commentary revealing...
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  • Love It
    Analytical Points * 5 stanzas * 4 lines each stanza * First words not capitalized * Appears to be no structural grammar Interpretation This poem is a tricky one for me. To start I believe this poem is beautiful (even though I don’t know what it is about). I believe the poem...
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  • Ghost Stories
    this poem because it is a poem with a deeper meaning other than just a humorous poem making fun of Timothy Winters. It is actually a poem that sympathies Timothy Winters.From the third stanza, we already know that Timothy does badly in school but receives no help from the welfare state. He has bloody...
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  • Stylistic Analysis of the Lost Baby Poem
    parallelism Certain grammatical structures appear twice in the poem. Line 4 and 5 in the first stanza consist of a sentence beginning with ‘what did I know about’ followed by ‘waters rushing back’ and ‘drowning’. Furthermore even if the complements of each sentence are different they have a close...
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