Poetry Unit

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figurative poetry

allows the poet/author to draw vibrant comparisons.
example - sijmile, metaphor, and the personification

hyperbole

exaggeration

narrative poetry

poetry that tells a story (plot)

concrete poetry

poetry that is meant to be seen on the page as well as read. it is writtent in the shabe of the subject of the poem

lyric poetry

expresses the poet's personal thoughts and feelings in vivid and musical language

torrent

flood

moor

open, rolling land with swamps

breeches

trousers that reach to or just below the knee

landlord

person who keeps a rooming house, inn, etc.

cascade

waterfall or anuthing tumbling like water

tawny

tan, yellowish brown

bound

tied

strive

struffle

brandished

waved in a threatened way

highway man

ambusher falls in love with landlords daughter. Daughter shoots herself to show that the redcoats were going to kill him. conflict - Redcoats use heras a pawn to catch the rubber.

resolution

come together as guests

cremated

burned to ashes

whimpy

make low, crying sounds, complain

ghastly

ghostlike; freightful

stern

strict; unyielding

loathed

hated

grisly

horrible

the cremation of Sam McGee

Sam McGee is very cold when he dies he gets warm when he's cremated. Setting: Yukon, Gold Rush, Characters, Capt, Sam McGee

withered

dried up

curdled

thickened; clotted

rancid

spoiled and smelling bad

S.C.S.S.W.N.T.T.G.O

Shel Silversein Peom

swerve

curving motion

feed

tiny particles that minnows feed on

quicksliver

changeable; impredictable

utter

speak

radiance

quality of shining brightly

strife

fighting conflict

ecstacy

overpowering joy

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