Poetry Devices Crossword
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QUESTIONS LIST: REFRAIN : A line or phrase that recurs throughout a poem - especially at the end of stanzas., BEAT : The rhythmic or musical quality of a poem. In metrical verse, this is determined by the regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables., RHYME : The effect produced when similar vowel sounds chime together and where the final consonant sound is also in agreement e.g. 'bat' and 'cat'., COUPLET : A stanza comprising of two lines., QUATRAIN : A stanza comprising of four lines, HOMONYM : Two or more words which share the same spelling and pronunciation but have different meanings e.g. 'pole' and 'pole'., VERSE : Either a definite number of lines of poetry or a general term for poetic composition., APOSTROPHE : Poem which is directly addressed to a person or thing (often absent)., CONSONANCE : The repetition, at close intervals, of the final consonant sounds of accented syllables or important words, SONNET : A fourteen line poem usually in iambic pentameters consisting of an octave and a sestet. The octave presents and develops the theme while the sestet reflects and brings the poem to a conclusion., METER : Is the regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables that make up a line of poetry. It gives rhythm and regularity to poetry., OCTAVE : A stanza comprising of eight lines, IMAGERY : The creation of images using words. Poets usually achieve this by invoking comparisons by means of metaphor or simile or other figures of speech., HOMOPHONE : Two or more words which are pronounced the same but have different spelling and meaning e.g. 'saw' (to cut) and 'sore' (hurting)., THEME : The main idea, thesis or subject matter of a poem.