• Literary Devices - A short list of the literary devices and techniques I expect you to know for our poetry units. 
    • Rhyme Scheme - Rhyme scheme involves assigning a letter to each line of a poem to help identify patterns like those that occur in Shakespearean sonnets.
    • Scansion - Scansion is the term we use to describe an analysis of poetry to determine the meter (rhythm) the spoken words should assume.  Follow this link for help understanding meter (like iambic pentameter!)
    • Types of Poetry - A brief overview of the types of poetry we will cover.