6th Grade Poetry Vocab

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POETIC DEVICE

A tool a poet uses

IMAGERY

Using your senses to describe

STANZA

The lines that are grouped together (paragraphish)

VERSE

One line in a poem

RHYME

The ending of words that sound the same

RHYME SCHEME/PATTERN

The pattern of the rhyme
EX:
A red
B blue
C sweet
B you

RHYTHM

The beat of the poem

REPETITION

The intentional repeating of a word or phrase used to add meaning

SIMILE

A comparision of two unlike things using like or as

METAPHOR

A comparision of two unlike things without using like or as

ALLITERATION

The repitition of a sound

ONOMATOPOEIA

The sound a word makes

PERSONIFICATION

Giving something non-human a human trait

HYPERBOYLE

The use of exageration that is not to be taken literaly

IDIOM

An expression whose meaning can't be understood by the meaning of the individual words comprising it

NARRATIVE POEM

Tells a story

LYRICAL POEM

Desdcribes mood or moment

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