Dayne's Language 2-11
Terms in this set (34)
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
literal, dictionary meanings of a word
language that appeals to the senses
Person, place, thing, or event that stands for itself and for something beyond itself as well.
reference to a statement, a person, a place, or event or a thing that is known from literature, history, religion, myth, politics, sports, science, or the arts.
Attitude a writer takes toward the audience, a subject, or a character
repeated word, phrase, line, or group of lines
group of consecutive lines that form a single unit in a poem
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
the repetition of words phrases sentences that have the same grammatical structure or that restate a similar idea.
type of rhythmic, compressed language that uses figures of speech and imagery to appeal to the reader's emotions and imagination
a fourteen-line lyric poem, usually written in rhymed iambic pentameter
a song or songlike poem that tells a story
poetry that expresses a speaker's or poet's thoughts and feelings
Japanese verse form consisting of three lines, usually seventeen syllables.
figures of speech
words or phrases that describe one thing in terms of another and that is not meant to be understood on a literal level
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things using the word like or as
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things without the use of such specific words of comparison like, as, than, or resembles
a metaphor that is not directly stated
developed over several lines or throughout an entire poem
metaphor in which a nonhuman thing or quality is talked about as if it were human
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong emotion or create a comic effect
repetition of the same or similiar consonant sounds in words that are close together.
the repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different consonant sounds especially in words that are together.
the use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning
Repetition of accented vowel sounds and all sounds following them in words that are close together in a poem.
occurs at the end of lines
occurs within lines
words that sound similar but do not rhyme exactly
pattern of rhymed lines in a poem
the voice that is talking to us in a poem
the reversal of normal syntax (word order) in a sentence
A writer's or speaker's choice of words