Language Arts Poetry test

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my potery packet for bristow 7th grade

free verse

verse that does not follow a fixed rhythmic pattern

synonym

a word having the same or nearly the same meaning

couplet

a pair of lines of verse, esp. a pair that rhymes; lines usually the same length

diamante

a poem in the shape of a diamond; each line uses specific types of words

cinquain

a short poem of five lines

haiku

a poem written in 17 syllables divide into 3 lines of 5,7, and 7 syllables

analysis

an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations making up the whole

plot

the actions and events in a story

theme

the central idea or message in a work of literature

stanza

an arrangement of lines in a poem to form a division of the poem

theses statement

a formal statement of a supportable opinion that serves as the basis of essay's arrgument

personification

A figure of speech in which a human characteristics are given to a nonhuman

sensory

relating to the senses---see, smell,hear,touch,taste

imagery

descriptive words and phrases that appeal to the senses

embrace

to hug;to take in willingly

similie

a comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison is used

deffered

postponed or delayed

fester

to rot

onomatopoeia

use of words whose sounds echo their sense

alliteration

use of the same consonant at the beginning of a word of comparison is not used

metaphor

a comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison is not used

equivocal

subject to two or more interpretations; open to question

barren

empty;non-producing

reverently

with reverence, or feelings of deep respect or devotion

succulence

the state of being juicy and tasty

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