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Language Arts Poetry test

my potery packet for bristow 7th grade
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free verse
verse that does not follow a fixed rhythmic pattern
synonym
a word having the same or nearly the same meaning
couplet
a pair of lines of verse, esp. a pair that rhymes; lines usually the same length
diamante
a poem in the shape of a diamond; each line uses specific types of words
cinquain
a short poem of five lines
haiku
a poem written in 17 syllables divide into 3 lines of 5,7, and 7 syllables
analysis
an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations making up the whole
plot
the actions and events in a story
theme
the central idea or message in a work of literature
stanza
an arrangement of lines in a poem to form a division of the poem
theses statement
a formal statement of a supportable opinion that serves as the basis of essay's arrgument
personification
A figure of speech in which a human characteristics are given to a nonhuman
sensory
relating to the senses---see, smell,hear,touch,taste
imagery
descriptive words and phrases that appeal to the senses
embrace
to hug;to take in willingly
similie
a comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison is used
deffered
postponed or delayed
fester
to rot
onomatopoeia
use of words whose sounds echo their sense
alliteration
use of the same consonant at the beginning of a word of comparison is not used
metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things in which a word of comparison is not used
equivocal
subject to two or more interpretations; open to question
barren
empty;non-producing
reverently
with reverence, or feelings of deep respect or devotion
succulence
the state of being juicy and tasty