Grade 6 A-ELA Poetry Terms Review
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The repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words
A figure of speech in which deliberate exaggeration is used for emphasis.
to represent objects, actions and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses.
The opposite of what is actually meant
A comparison of two unlike things without using like or as
A figure of speech in which words are used to imitate sounds.
A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are given human attributes: dead leaves dance in the wind, blind justice.
the repeating of words or phrases for effect
the same sound coming at the end of at words
A comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as.
a unit of sound
an object or action that stands for something beyond itself
the lesson or message implied or stated
The attitude of a writer toward a subject or an audience. Tone is generally conveyed through the choice of words or the viewpoint of a writer on a particular subject.
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
The dictionary definition of a word
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word suggests
Consists of a dignified, impersonal, and elevated use of language
Uses standard language and vocabulary without elaborate words and may include contractions
Represents the plain language of everyday use, and often includes slang, contractions, and many simple, common words
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
14 line poem written in iambic pentameter with a specific rhyme scheme.
A line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of 2 syllables
A reference to another work of literature, person, or event