A type of literature that is written in meter.
A pattern of accented and unaccented syllables in lines of poetry.
Read A Poem:
Read a poem three times before answering questions.
Try to get a sense of what the poet is feeling; what voice he is using; what form; what punctuation.
Concentrate on unknown words and confusing phrases. Try to figure out comparisons(dictionary)
Look for the most important line(s) What is the main idea? Read to analyze what the poet actually did.
Figure of Speech/Figurative Language:
A verbal expression in which words or sounds are arranged in a particular way to achieve a particular effect.
When the same consonant sound is repeated.
Repetition or pattern of similar sounds, especially vowel sounds.
Exaggeration to make a point.
Stating less than the truth.
A comparison that uses like or as.
A comparison that does not use like or as.
Sound words (Bam! Crash! etc.)
Combines opposite or contradictory ideas or terms.
Giving human characteristics to non- human things.
An expression that cannot be taken literally.
Language that appeals to one or more of the senses.