23 terms

DR-Poetry

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Stanza
A group of lines in a poem
Lines
a group of words on a line together on one line of a poem or a bar in rap lyrics
Refrain
A line or set of lines repeated several times over the course of a poem.
Tone
an attitude a writer takes or tries to provoke through his words or poem
Mood
How the reader feels about the text while reading.
Connotation
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
Denotation
the literal meaning of a word
internal rhyme
a rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next.
end ryhme
words that rhyme at end of two lines
Analyze
to look at something carefully. Carefully examining text or elements of the text
interpret
to explain the meaning of each line, stanza, or poem. The author's meaning
melancholy
depression or sadness
Rhyme scheme
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse.
Simile
A comparison using like, than, or as
Personification
the giving of human qualities to an animal, object, or idea
Metaphor
A direct comparison between two unlike things.
Onomatopoeia
the use of words that imitate sounds
Hyperbole
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally.
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds and letters
Anaphora
The repetition of a word at the beginning or end of poem lines.
Allusion
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event. we
extended metaphor
A comparison between two unlike things that continues throughout a series of sentences in lines in a poem.
comprehension
the action or capability of understanding something