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ELA 7 Poetry Terms
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Type of literature in which ideas are expressed in compact, imaginative, and musical language
ordinary form of spoken and written language, it is language that lacks the special features of poetry
poetry without regular patterns of fhyme and rhythum
the use of any element of language - a sound, a word, a phrase, a grammatical structure - more than once; used to stress ideas and to create memorable sound effects
repetition of sounds at the ends of words. This happens when words' accented vowels and all the letters that follow have identical sounds
when the rhymingwords occur at the end of the line
rhymes that occur within a line
poetry that tells a story
ideas and feelings associated with a word;
Example mother connotes love, warmth, and security
the use of words whose sounds suggest their meaning- like whir, buzz, pop, and sizzle
comparison of two things that have some quality in common. It says that one thing is another.
a pattern of stressed and unstressed syllablesin the line.
the repetition of a sound or letter at the beginning of words. Used to emphasize particular words and to give writing a musical quality.
Ex. he CLattered and CLashed
consists of words or phrases that appeal to readers' senses. Sensory details are used to help readers imagine how things look, feel, smell, sound, and taste.
Ex. The fertile plants tangles into tendrils, cattails, moving bulbs.
Used to create fresh and original descriptions - they help readers picture ordinary htings in new ways. In many one thing is described in in terms of another
Ex: an ocean would never laugh if clouds weren't there to kiss her tears
a comparison of two things that have some quality in common. It uses LIKE or AS
EX: Her face was like a light.
the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea
a group of lines within a poem. It is like a paragraph in a work of prose
the pattern of rhymes in a poem.It can be described by using letters to represent the rhyming sounds at the ends of the line Lines that rhyme are given the same letters.
the message about life or human nature thst is conveyed by a litersry work. A work may have more than one theme and in many cases, readers must infer the author's message. One way to infer an author's message is to decide what general statementcould be supported by the experiences of the main character.
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