This is the use characters or events in a poem or story to demonstrate an idea.
Rhymes are words at the end of a line that sound alike
Words that almost rhyme
Rhymes that are placed in the middle of a line of poetry.
Two lines of poem one following the other that rhyme
Roses are red, violets are blue
Sugar is sweet but not like you
Lines in a poem that are repeated
Poetry that is written in lines of ten syllables, in iambic pentameter. Blank verses do not use rhyme.
Hamlet by William Shakespeare
- To be, or not to be: that is the question:
- Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer
- The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune,
- Or to take arms against a sea of troubles,
- And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep;
- No more; and by a sleep to say we end
- The heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks
- That flesh is heir to, 'tis a consummation
- Devoutly to be wish'd.
Lines of poetry, usually four or more, usually have a fixed length, meter, or rhyme scheme, forming a division of a poem.
Meter is the rhythm established by a poem, and it is usually dependent not only on the number of syllables in a line but also on the way ...
A strong pause within a line of verse. The following stanza from Hardy's "The Man He Killed" contains caesuras in the middle two lines:
He thought he'd 'list, perhaps,
Off-hand-like--just as I--
Was out of work-had sold his traps--
No other reason why.