Taylored to Mrs. Macias' Definitions
Terms in this set (31)
writing not meant to be interpreted literally
the explicit or primary meaning (Legit Meaning)
deliberate exaggeration or overstatement
Words used together that contradict the meaning ( Like Jumbo Shrimp)
a direct comparison of two non-like things for an effect
Giving Human traits to a non human thing.
Comparison using like or as
Language that appeals to the senses
The use of pictures, figures of speech, or description to evoke actions, ideas, objects, or characters (use of things to make image in your head)
repetition of initial/beginning consonant sounds
Ex: We walked with Wes on Wednesday.
Close repetition of similar vowel sounds within words
Close repetition of similar consonant sounds in words
A word which imitates a sound - Moo!
Musical verse which expresses a single persons thoughts/ feelings on something
: a group of lines in a poem considered as a unit (the poem's version of a paragraph)
poetry with varying rhythm and rhyme ( Writer does what they want)
Poem makes a shape related to its subject
When the lines meaning runs across more than one line ( Meaning Extends across lines)
Stanza is repeated ( For Emphasis)
14 line poem focused on one theme
14 line poem
3 quatrains (4 lines) and a couplet (2 lines)
--rhyme scheme abab cdcd efef gg
Pattern in which words rhyme (Kind Of Obvious)
when rhyming words are repeated at the end of a line
Ex: Whose woods these are I think I know, His house is in the village, though;
When Rhyming words fall within a line (Mind Blown)
Half Rhyme/ Slant Rhyme
Consonance on the last consonants of two words.
- Fill and shell
Pair of rhyming lines
The pattern of beat or stresses in a line of poetry
Regular or repeated rhythm pattern in a poem
a line of poetry with 5 iambic feet, each with one unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable.
Reference to something that is well known
Point Of View
The position the speaker takes on the topic