Syllable: a unit of organization of sounds! for example water is two syllables (Wa/Ter) Richfield has two syllables: Rich/Field. Minneapolis has five syllables: Min/ne/Ap/O/lis. It helps to clap out the syllables of the word. Try to figure out the amount of syllables in your name and where the stresses are.
stressed syllable: the part of the word that you give the most emphasis to.
Meter: the pattern of beat and stressed/Unstressed syllables:
Couplets: The pairing of two rhymed lines (creating a rhyme scheme of AABBCCDDEEFFGGHIIJJ…)