6th Grade Poetry Terms
Terms in this set (21)
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey something in a new and different way - other than the literal meaning of their words.
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion, make a point, or evoke humor
Language that appeals to the senses
Repetition of sounds at the end of words.
A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
A word that imitates the sound it represents
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
A group of words together on one line of the poem.
A group of lines in a poem.
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
genre of literature that can have rhythm and meter, stanzas, and lines usually used to express a feeling
is the emotional feeling or atmosphere that a work of literature produces in a reader
is the attitude or approach that the author takes toward the work's central theme or subject.
When the words mean something other than what they say.
the actual meaning of a word or phrase
Regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables that gives a line of poetry a predictable rhythm.
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