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Glossary of ABeka Lit 11 - Chapter 1 - Identify terms

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The correspondence of sounds
rhyme
An outstanding modern poet from New England
Robert Frost
The regular recurrence of sounds
rhythm
The repetition of vowel sounds
Assonance
The repetition of final consonant sounds
Consonance
A missionary to China who also wrote poetry
Elizabeth Scott Stam
The literary term associated with using words which sound like what they mean
Onomatopoeia
A Christian statesman and brilliant orator from New England
Daniel Webster
Author of "Letters from an American Farmer"
Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur
A type of approximate rhyme in which initial consonant sounds are the same
Alliteration
A Presbyterian minister who wrote "America for Me"
Henry Van Dyke
An artist from Iowa who painted "The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere"
Grant Wood
The author of "John Brown's Body" and "American Names"
Stephen Vincent Benét
A poet who wrote about the sea and fields around his home in Maine
Robert P. Tristram Coffin
America's most beloved illustrator who painted a series entitled The Four Freedoms
Norman Rockwell
The reason for America's greatness cited by James Russell Lowell in "The Nation and the Gospel"
Christian Belief
A poet who used the pen name Namcy Boyd and who was known for "Renascence and Other Poems"
Edna St. Vincent Millay
The philosophy or philosophies which "The Portland Declaration" seeks to counteract
totalitarianism, socialism, tyranny, caste societies, "classless" societies, etc.
The most obvious type of rhyme which is the repetition of the accented or stressed vowel sound and all succeeding sounds in words which come at the ends of lines of poetry
end rhyme
The artist who painted characters from the small towns and scenes of rural life in the South and Midwest such as "Independence and the Opening of the West"
Thomas Hart Benton

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