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- Why is rhyme an essential element of poetry?
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- Two words that differ only initial sound Three types of rhyme placement: End Rhyme Initial Rhyme Medial Rhyme
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- 1. End Rhyme xxxxxxxx fill/ xxxxxxxx spill 2. initial Rhyme We xxxxxxx/ see xxxxxxxx 3. Medial Rhyme Internal Rhyme: xxxx thou xxxx cow Close Rhyme: hug xxx lug xxx Interlaced Rhyme: xxxx door xxxx/ xxxx floor xxxx
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- 1. Perfect Rhyme however many syllables rhyme, initial sound is different. Example: run/sun; honey/bunny; hominy/domini 2. Identical Rhyme rhyming words are identical -Ex. :bear/bear;hairy/hairy;element/element Rich rhyme when the rhyming words are homonyms: bear/bare 3. Near Rhyme approximate rhymes chosen for poetic effect.
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- Mark the first line with a. Mark all other lines in the entire poem that rhyme with it as a. (If there are no others then do not worry) Find the first line in the poem that does not rhyme with a. Mark it b. Mark all other lines in the poem that rhyme with that line b. Continue with the next unmarked line. Follow the procedure until all rhyming lines are marked. Rhymeless lines you can leave unmarked or mark them with an x.
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- Stanza LengthRhyme Scheme Rhyming Coupletsaa Tercets (Three line stanzas)axa or aaa Terza rima set of tercets with interlocking rhyme aba; bcb cdc, and so on Quatrains: four line stanzasSix types Single rhyme xbyb Cross rhyme abab Envelope rhyme abba Opposed couplets aabb Omar khayyam stanza aaxa Monorhyme aaaa
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- Delayed rhyme putting off expected rhyme (suspense) Accelerated rhyme moving up anticipated rhyme - (surprise)
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