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Theme
Central idea of a work of literature
Imagery
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a literary work.
Onomatopeia
formation or use of words that imitate sounds of the actions they refer to
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
What is a poem?
The most compact form of literature
What does R.A.P stand for
rhythm of poetry
Metaphor
A comparison without using like or as. e.g the apple of my eye
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as". e.g cool as a cucumber
Assonance
Repeated vowels
Sibilince
Like alliteration but only with S's and C's that sounds like the S sound
Personification
Giving something a human quality
Rhyme
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Metaphor
A comparison without using like or as
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Hyperbole
exaggeration
Personification
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
Limerick
A poem that has five lines where the first two have end rhymes the middle two are shorter and have a different end rhyme the last line rhymes with the first two
Haiku
a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world.
Acrostic Poem
a poem where the first letter of each line spells a word
Seamus Heaney 1
Which poet wrote the poem digging
W.B Yeats
Who wrote the poem 'he wishes for the cloths of Heaven'
Seamus Heaney 2
Who wrote the poem 'a call'
Norman McCaig
Who wrote the poem 'Frogs'
John Agard
Who wrote the poem 'prayer to laughter'
Digging
Family, legacy and fear of failure possible themes of which poem
A call
The themes of mortality, family and the realization that we should appreciate our family while they are still with us
Frogs
The theme of finding beauty in the unusual, is a theme of what poem?
Prayer to laughter
Te need for happiness and laughter and having hard times is a theme for what poem?
Meter
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poetry