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ELEMENTS OFPOETRYPrepared by Miss Jenny Lou C. SasoyFaculty, UE-Caloocan EHSD
POETRY•   It is the art of expressing oneself in verse.•   It uses few words to convey its message.•   It is meant to be r...
"Chartless“Lines                               Emily Dickinson                         1 I never saw a moor,              ...
“First and Last”STANZA                                  by David McCord                           A tadpole hasn’t a pole ...
RHYME AND RHYME SCHEME• Words rhyme if they  sound alike.• Poems often use  rhymes at the end of  lines.• Rhyme scheme is ...
TYPES OF RHYMEALLITERATION – repetition of the initial consonant sound.     She sells sea shells by the sea shore.CONSO...
RHYTHM • Pattern of beats or a series of stressed and   unstressed syllables in poem. • Poets create rhythm by using words...
METER• It is the measure of a line in a poetry.FOOT• It is the grouping of two or more syllables making up a basic  unit o...
TYPES OF METRICAL FOOT• IAMBIC foot consists of unaccented syllable followed by an  accented. It can be heard in such word...
“Poor” MOOD                          by Myra Livingston                       I heard of poor.               Short words a...
TONE• It is the attitude a writer takes towards the  subject or audience of the poem.        “The Crocodile”            Th...
IMAGERY                     “There is a Thing”                             by Jack Prelutsky                        There ...
FIGURES OF SPEECH• A mode of expression in which words are used  out of their literal meaning or out of their  ordinary us...
SIMILE• A figure of speech in which two fundamentally  unlike things are explicitly compared, usually in a  phrase introdu...
METAPHOR• A figure of speech in which an implied comparison  is made between two unlike things that actually  have somethi...
PERSONIFICATION• A figure of speech in which an inanimate object  or abstraction is given human qualities or  abilities. T...
ONOMATOPOEIA• The use of words that imitate the sounds  associated with the objects or actions they refer  to. • "Chug, ch...
HYPERBOLE• A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used  for emphasis or effect; an extravagant  statement. • “I had t...
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TYPES OF RHYMEALLITERATION – repetition Elements of poetry

TYPES OF RHYMEALLITERATION – repetition of the initial consonant sound.  She sells sea shells by the sea shore.CONSONANCE – repetition of the intermediate or final consonant sound. • Tick tock, flip flop, singing longingASSONANCE – repetition of vowel sound. • Hear the mellow wedding bells, Golden bells! What a world of happiness their harmony foretells!

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