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Poetry Vocab Quiz- Fri. Feb. 15th, 2013
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a literary technique where the same consonant sounds. Example-The sun slowly set.
a person in a poem
refers to how an author tells the reader about a character. It can be by describing the character, what he looks like, what he feels, or what he does.
a form of poetry where there is no set pattern.
refers to the use of exaggeration to describe something. Example-She asked John a million times.
the use of details to help the reader imagine something. Imagery can describe how something looks, sounds, tastes, smells, or feels.
a rhyme created by 2 or more words in the same line of verse. Example-The light of the day, the bright of the moon.
when a line ends and a new line starts
a type of short poem, they describe what the speaker thinks or how the speaker feels.
compares two things, but without using "like" or " as" Example- The woman is an angel.
the regular, or repeating, sound pattern of a poem.
how the poem makes the reader feel, or the feelings created in the reader
tells a story
the person telling the story
a term that describes a word that sounds like the object or thing that it names. Example- buzz, fizz, tick-tock, boom
when objects are described as if they are human. Example-The trees whispered to each other.
point of view
refers to the position of the speaker of a work. Can be first person, second, or third person.
when words, phrases lines or stanzas are repeated.
when two words have the same end sound.
rhyme scheme or pattern
refers to which lines in the poem rhyme. The rhyme scheme is represented by letters. For example, a poem with two pairs of rhyming lines has the rhyme scheme aabb, while a poem with the second and fourth lines has the rhyme abcb.
Example- I got stung by a bee A
I won't tell you where B
I got stung by a bee A
I was just lying there. B
the pattern of sounds in a poem.
compares two things using " like" or "as"
Example The snow was soft as a pillow.
the speaker of the poem is the person, character, or object that is the voice of the poem.
stanzas are the sections that poems are divided into. They are also know as verses.
Example- 1st Stanza or verse
Sing a song of sixpence
A pocket full of rye
Four and twenty blackbirds,
baked in a pie
2nd Stanza or verse
When the pie was opened,
The birds began to sing,
Was that not a dainty dish,
To set before a king?
a literary technique where a work, object or even is used to stand for something else.
Example- white snow may symbolize that something is pure
the main topic or main idea of a poem. Theme can also be the lesson or moral learned.
the tone is how the author feels about a topic.
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