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Poetry Unit Vocabulary
writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the senses, sight, sound, smell, taste and touch.
Is writing that is innovative, imaginative, and not meant to be taken litterally.
Describe one thing as if it were something else.
Gives human qualities to something non-human.
use like or as to compare two unlike things.
Add a musical quality to poetry.
Is the repetition of constant sounds at the beginnings of words.
Is the repeated use of a sound, word or phrase.
Is the repetition of vowel sounds stressed in syllables that end with different constant sounds.
the repetition of final constant sounds in stressed syllables with different vowel sounds.
The use of words that imitate sounds.
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words.
Is the rhythmical pattern or the arrangement and number of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem.
Are song like poems that tell a story, often dealing with adventure and romance.
Poetry is defined by its lack of strict structure. It has no regular meter, no international rhyme, no fixed line length, and no specific stanza pattern.
Is a three line japanese verse form. The first and third lines each have syllables and the second line has seven.
Are a pair of rhyming lines that usually have the same meter and length.
Are humerous five line poems with a specific rhythym pattern and rhyme scheme.
A 5 line poem following a pattern.
Shows a change 1st and last line are opposites.
Writting a Poem About Someone else.