POEM – Expression of thoughts, feelings, imagery in text format.
METER : Meter is the definitive pattern established for a verse (such as iambic pentameter)
The arrangement of a line of poetry by the number of syllables and the rhythm of accented (or stressed) syllables.
PROSODY : Prosody is the study of the meter, rhythm, and intonation of a poem.
RHYTHM : a strong, regular repeated pattern of sound.
FOOT : A certain number of syllables forming a line.
Normally it have a stressed and unstressed syllable.
Rhyme : A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds (or the same sound) in two or more words,
most often in the final syllables of lines
Refrain : A refrain is the line or lines that are repeated in music or in verse.
Caesura : In meter, a caesura is a complete pause in a line of poetry.
Syllable : Smallest unit sound of a word.
- Nucleus: Vowels are heart of syllable denoted by V(nucleus).
Consonant are around vowel.
- Onset: Consonant before vowel.
- Coda: Consonant after Vowel.
Open syllable: A coda-less syllable of the form V, CV, CCV, etc. (V = vowel, C = consonant) is called an open syllable or free syllable.
Closed Syllable: A syllable that has a coda (VC, CVC, CVCC, etc.) is called a closed syllable or checked syllable.
Diphthong: Multiple vowel in same nucleus is called Diphthong. CVVC – here VV is dipthong like word height.