Terms in this set (67)
(v.) to read thoroughly and carefully
(adj) suitable for drinking (n) an alcoholic beverage
(n) a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one.
(n) abundant; plentiful
(n) a thought or sense, phrase or clause, in a line of poetry that does not come to an end at the line break, but moves over to the next line.
(n) a literary device where strongly stressed consonants are create a hushed sound with soft s or sh.
(n) A comparison using "like" or "as"
(n) A comparison without using like or as
(adj) full of or shedding light; bright or shining, especially in the dark or (of a color) very bright; harsh to the eye.
(n) Repetition of initial consonant sounds
(n) Repetition of consonant sounds
(n) Repetition of vowel sounds
7 types of Imagery
visual (sight), auditory (sound), olfactory (smell), gustatory (taste), tactile (touch), organic (emotion), kinesthetic (movement)
(n) A thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a material object representing something abstract.
(n) A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given human feelings, thoughts, or attitudes
(n) an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its literal or primary meaning.
(n) The dictionary definition of a word
(n) A writer's or speaker's choice of words, including the arrangement, and the force, accuracy, and distinction with which they are used
(n) a metrical foot consisting of one short (or unstressed) syllable followed by one long (or stressed) syllable
(n) A metrical foot consisting of one accented syllable followed by one unaccented syllable
(in poetry) is a measuring unit in poetry, which is made up of stressed and unstressed syllables.
(adj) tending to talk too much; talkative
(n) the treatment of light and shade in drawing and painting
(n) is when a poet takes a marker (usually black marker) to already established text-like in a newspaper-and starts redacting words until a poem is formed.
(n) a japanese form of poetry embracing brevity of verse and typically about nature. The traditional form is 5, 7, 5 syllables.
(n) the shape or manner in which things come together
(adj) having spots or patches of color
(adj) lying down; in a position of comfort or rest
(adv) in a sullen, moody manner, sad mood
(n) or (v) a frown or to frown with displeasure
(n) an instrument providing a view of an obstructed field
(adv) in a blunt direct manner.
(n) or (v) a performance using gestures and movements without words. Or to perform using gestures and movements only.
(v) to consider as a possibility
(adv) in a manner showing arrogant superiority
(adj) eager or quick to argue, quarrel, or fight.
(v) to imitate, especially for satirical effect
(n) the act of supplying dry land with water by artificial means
(n) (v) suffer great pains or distress
(n) something causing misery or death
(adj) to be filled with a great quantity
(v) to look searchingly
(v) cause to be more favorably inclined
(adv) with extreme care or delicacy
(adj) threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
(adj) expressive of low opinion
(adj) expressing sorrow
(v) to twist and press out of shape
(n) or (v) a make-up that reddens; to redden by applying makeup to
(v) to anger or take offense
(adv) in a self-satisfied manner
(v) to reflect deeply on a subject
(n) the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
(v) to move ahead in time or space
(n) contemptuous laughter
(adj) open to arguments, ideas, or change
(n) a bothersome annoying person.
(v) kill without legal sanction
(n) any painful disorder of the joints or muscles
(adj) feeling great delight and interest
(adj) bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure
(adj) feeling or showing profound respect or veneration
(adj) deeply absorbed in thought
(adj) marked by balance or equilibrium and readiness for action
(n) or (v) cry plaintively like a sheep or goat
(v) to show submission or fear
(adj) humorously sarcastic or mocking