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Ch 7: Poetry Terms & Types: Tutoring Solution

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The Poetry Terms and Types chapter of this SAT Subject Test in Literature Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about poetry terms and types. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the types of poetry required in a typical SAT literature prep course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other SAT literature prep work.
  • Identify the poetry terms and types concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our SAT literature tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about poetry terms and types and prepare for the exam. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding blank verse, narrative poetry or any other poetry terms and types topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their learning
  • Prefer learning about literature visually
  • Find themselves struggling to prepare for the SAT literature subject test
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in preparing for the SAT subject test in literature
  • Don't have access to their SAT literature instructor outside of class

Why it works:

  • Engaging Tutors: We make learning about poetry terms and types simple and fun.
  • Cost Efficient: For less than 20% of the cost of a private tutor, you'll have unlimited access 24/7.
  • Consistent High Quality: Unlike a live SAT literature tutor, these video lessons are thoroughly reviewed.
  • Convenient: Imagine a tutor as portable as your laptop, tablet or smartphone. Learn about poetry terms and types on the go!
  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives:

  • Explore a glossary of poetry terms.
  • Define and identify examples of blank verse.
  • Learn more about modern narrative poetry.
  • Examine different kinds of lyric poems, including sonnets, odes and elegies.

9 Lessons in Chapter 7: Poetry Terms & Types: Tutoring Solution
Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

1. Glossary of Literary Terms: Poetry

Before you start your study of poetry, you'll want to have these technical, literary and genre terms at your disposal. Read on to learn the basics of analyzing poetry!

Alliterative Verse: Definition & Examples

2. Alliterative Verse: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn more about the definition of alliterative verse and read some examples of alliterative verse. Then you can test your newfound knowledge with a quiz.

Chapbook: Definition & Examples

3. Chapbook: Definition & Examples

Read about one of literature's smallest books/pamphlets and explore the specific design benefits of this shorter form. Test your understanding with a quiz.

Idyll in Poetry: Definition & Examples

4. Idyll in Poetry: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll be looking at the idyll, which is a type of poetry dealing with pastoral settings. Learn more about these scenic poems and what has motivated people to write them for over two millennia.

Metrical Feet: Characteristics, Overview

5. Metrical Feet: Characteristics, Overview

Did you know that poems have feet? Come learn about the metrical feet that give a poem its rhythm. We'll look at the different kinds of metrical feet, and we'll discuss how these feet shape a poem's meter. We'll even make sense of the difficult-sounding phrases poets use to describe meter.

Procreation Sonnets: Characteristics & Overview

6. Procreation Sonnets: Characteristics & Overview

Shakespearean Sonnets #1-17 advise a young man to marry and father children, thus securing his own permanence. Learn more about this unique collection through a discussion of characteristics, then test your new expertise with a quiz.

Terza Rima Rhyme Scheme: Definition & Examples

7. Terza Rima Rhyme Scheme: Definition & Examples

Ever hear the saying 'Good things come in threes'? That's certainly true of terza rima, which draws its unique music from the power of three. In this lesson, we'll explore the ins and outs of this rhyme scheme, using examples from Dante and Shelley.

Wole Soyinka: Biography, Poems & Books

8. Wole Soyinka: Biography, Poems & Books

Wole Soyinka is a Nigerian writer, political activist, and the first African to receive a Nobel Peace Prize. In this lesson we'll learn about his history, works, and influence.

Biographical Poem: Definition & Examples

9. Biographical Poem: Definition & Examples

You're probably familiar with what a biography is, but what exactly is a biographical poem? This lesson explores what makes up this form of literature, and examples of the genre.

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