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40. HAIKU. Definition: Japanese verse consisting of three lines and usually seventeen syllables (five in the first line, seven in the second line, and five in the third) Example: 5- An old silent pond... 7- A frog jumps into the pond,

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40 haiku

40. HAIKU

  • Definition: Japanese verse consisting of three lines and usually seventeen syllables (five in the first line, seven in the second line, and five in the third)

  • Example: 5-An old silent pond...

    7-A frog jumps into the pond,

  • 5-splash! Silence again.

  • Memorization Tip: HAIKU has 5 letters / KU rhymes with two. Add two, the next line has 7 syllables. / End back at 5 syllables.


41 hyperbole

41. HYPERBOLE

  • Definition: figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion or to create a comic effect (also called overstatement).

  • Example: “I’ve told you a million times"

  • Memorization Tip: This bowl is SO hyper!!!!

  • Think exaggeration for comic effect.


42 iambic pentameter

42. IAMBIC PENTAMETER

  • Definition: lines of poetry that contain five iambs. An iamb is an unstressed and STRESSED sound.

    Example:

    Unstressed STRESSED

    but SOFT! what LIGHT through YON der WIN dow BREAKS.

    U / U / U / U / U /

  • Memorization Tip: Pent=Pentagon=5 sides=5 iambs.


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