Posted: March 11th, 2021

English vocab | English homework help

match the words to the definition or example that fits it best.

25. Tone

27. Narrator

28. Blank verse

29. Soliloquy

30. Dramatic monologue

31. True rhyme

32. Slant rhyme

33. Internal rhyme

34. Enjambed

35. End -stopped

A. “Half a league, half a league/Have a league onward”

B. A listener (could be a character in the poem or the audience)

C. A comparison drawn between two things by using the word like or as

D.  What is on the author’s mind at the time; may prompt his writing about that in some way; more than just the subject

E.  A.K.A. a type of historical poem

F. “That valleys, groves, hills, and fields”

G.  A direct comparison by calling one thing another (a sea of glass)

H. Something that stands for something else (other than itself)

I. The way stressed and unstressed syllables impact the flow of each line of poetry

J. “If these delights hy mind may move/Then live with me and be my love.”

K. Usually short poems with a single, first-person speaker who speaks about his thoughts and feelings

L. A poem that has characteristics of a drama

M. When a line of poetry runs over to the next line before the grammatical (with punctuation) pause

N. Determined by the kind of foot (iambic, for example) and the number (pentameter)

O. “The invisible worm/That flies in the night”

P. Can change again and again as the poem moves along

Q. A poem that is about getting back to the simple country life

R. “Puffs, powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux”

S. Using a word associated with a thing to represent the thing itself

T. Having five metrical feet or ten syllables each foot in the form of unstressed-stressed

U. “The Dews drew quivering and chill-”

V. A poem that tells a story

W. Poetry written with no particular rhyme scheme, but often written in iambic pentameter

X. “House like an engine that churns and stalls/House with skin and hair for walls”

Y. A listener that the speaker understands will not be answering or speaking

Z. When there is a grammatical pause marked by punctuation at the end of the line of poetry

AA. The one who is telling the story

BB. Where the speaker is speaking to no one in particular, rather thinking aloud about something very deep

CC. When the author uses part of something to represent the whole or vice versa

DD. A recurring element or situation that can help explain the theme

EE. “Thy gowns, they shoes, thy beds of roses/Thy cap, they kirtle, and thy posies”

FF. A poem that revolves around one or more situations that may have one or more settings, too

GG. The pattern that end rhymes have, usually written with lower case letters representing each new rhyming word

HH. The central idea of a poem; is sometimes a moral

II. “How sweet and fair she seems to be”

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