Flashcards in Poetry Terms Deck (35)
Poem mourning the dead.
Short, pointed poem.
An inscription on a gravestone.
A poem celebrating a wedding.
A night scene.
A poem spoken by a shepherd, loosely in the countryside.
Address in a way to express disapproval.
An expression of grief or sorrow.
Asking a deity to be present among humans.
The measure in which poetry is written (counted lines in units called feet)
Unstressed, stressed metrical scheme.
Stressed,2 unstressed scheme
Iambic pentameter couplet that is end stopped
Pentameter tercet with interlinked rhymes.
7 line stanza in iambic pentameter.
8 line iambic pentameter.
9 line form in iambic pentameter.
14 line poem.
Consists of 3 quatrains and a couplet.
Same form as Shakespearean, but interlocking rhyme scheme.
A pentameter poem consisting of 6 stanzas of 6 lines with repeated end words plus a 3 line coda.
A poem of 5 pentameter tercets rhyming aba, followed by a quatrain rhyming abaa.
Has no set form, defined by its content (exalted tone, lofty or sublime).
The subject is the agency of the verb.