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16 terms
Literary and Poetic Terms and Techniques
simile
metaphor
personification
paradox
a comparison using "like" or "as"
a comparison that states (or implies) that one thing is a com…
giving human traits to something that isn't human
a statement that seems to contradict itself but makes sense o…
simile
a comparison using "like" or "as"
metaphor
a comparison that states (or implies) that one thing is a com…
16 terms
Literary and Poetic Terms and Techniques
similie
metaphor
personification
paradox
a comparison using "like" or "as"
a comparison that states that one thing is a completely diffe…
giving human traits to something that is not a human
a statement that seems to contradict itself but makes sense o…
similie
a comparison using "like" or "as"
metaphor
a comparison that states that one thing is a completely diffe…
35 terms
Poetic Techniques/Literary Terms
anecdote
in medias res
memoir
alliteration
a short story about an interesting or amusing incident or per…
literally, "into the middle of things"; a narrative technique…
a narrative composed from personal experience
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
anecdote
a short story about an interesting or amusing incident or per…
in medias res
literally, "into the middle of things"; a narrative technique…
47 terms
Literary Terms & Poetic Techniques
Allegory
Allusion
Alliteration
Aside
A story in which the characters, settings, and events stand f…
A reference to a statement, person, place, event, or thing th…
Repetition of constant sounds
In drama, a character who speaks to the audience or another c…
Allegory
A story in which the characters, settings, and events stand f…
Allusion
A reference to a statement, person, place, event, or thing th…
Borkowski Poetic Techniques/Literary Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and object…
repetition of initial consonant sounds
indirect or passing reference to some event, person, place, e…
repetition of words or word at the beginning of phrases/clauses
allegory
extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and object…
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
58 terms
Literary and Poetic Techniques
Abecedarian
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Related to acrostic, a poem in which the first letter of each…
An extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and obj…
The repetition of initial stressed, consonant sounds in a ser…
A brief, intentional reference to a historical, mythic, or li…
Abecedarian
Related to acrostic, a poem in which the first letter of each…
Allegory
An extended metaphor in which the characters, places, and obj…
31 terms
Poetic Devices and Literary Techniques
allegory
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
a tale in which events, characters or settings represent abst…
repetition of consonant sounds
reference to person, place, thing, event that the writer expe…
address to a person not present, or to an object or quality
allegory
a tale in which events, characters or settings represent abst…
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds
27 terms
Poetic/ Literary Techniques
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Ambiguity
the repetition of the same letter at the beginning of a serie…
where the writer makes reference to 'well-known' figures or e…
he repetition of similar vowel sounds.
where words/sentences have more than one meaning/ are open to…
Alliteration
the repetition of the same letter at the beginning of a serie…
Allusion
where the writer makes reference to 'well-known' figures or e…
31 terms
Poetic Devices and Literary Techniques
allegory
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
tale in which events, characters or settings represent abstra…
repetition of consonant sounds... ex: so I was once myself a swi…
reference to person. place, thing, event that writer expects…
address to a person not present; or to an object of quality... e…
allegory
tale in which events, characters or settings represent abstra…
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds... ex: so I was once myself a swi…
19 terms
Literary/Poetic Techniques
Metaphor
Repetition
Hyperbole/Hyperbally
Alliteration
someone/thing IS something, not 'like' something.
Repeating a word/phrase to have significant effect
eg. 'Something smashed into a million pieces', almost over ex…
Using the same letter to start consecutive words.
Metaphor
someone/thing IS something, not 'like' something.
Repetition
Repeating a word/phrase to have significant effect
15 terms
Literary/ Poetic Techniques
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Conflict
The repetition of sounds (consonance) at the beginning of wor…
A reference to a person, place, event, or literary work that…
The repetition of a similar vowel sound.
The struggle between two opposing forces.... Internal: Character…
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds (consonance) at the beginning of wor…
Allusion
A reference to a person, place, event, or literary work that…
15 terms
Poetic techniques and terms
Sonnet
Persona
Narrative poem
Dramatic Monologue
A love poem comprising 14 lines and ending in a rhyming coupl…
A character created by a writer from whose point of view the…
A poem that tells (narrates) a story
A poem told from the point of view of a fictional character.
Sonnet
A love poem comprising 14 lines and ending in a rhyming coupl…
Persona
A character created by a writer from whose point of view the…
42 terms
Literary and Poetic Devices and Rhetorical Techniques
symbolism
metaphor
simile
alliteration
A person, place, thing or event that stands both for itself a…
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word "lik…
A comparison of two unlike things using "like" or "as"
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
symbolism
A person, place, thing or event that stands both for itself a…
metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without using the word "lik…
36 terms
Poetic Terms and Techniques
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
apostrophe
the repetition of the same consonant sounds at the beginning…
a reference in a literary work to a historical or literary pe…
the repetition of a word or phrase in following lines or sent…
poem addressed to a person, an object, or an abstract idea
alliteration
the repetition of the same consonant sounds at the beginning…
allusion
a reference in a literary work to a historical or literary pe…
34 terms
Poetic Techniques and Terms
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Onomatopoeia
Comparison when one thing is said to be something else
Comparison using 'like' or 'as'
Human qualities given to inanimate objects
Words whose meaning is suggested in their pronunciation/words…
Metaphor
Comparison when one thing is said to be something else
Simile
Comparison using 'like' or 'as'
14 terms
Common Literary and Poetic Techniques/Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Cacophony
The repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant so…
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature…
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
A harsh, discordant or unpleasant choice and arrangement of s…
Alliteration
The repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant so…
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature…
12 terms
Poetic Techniques Terms List
Line
Stanza
Imagery
Meter
A verse of poetry
Arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or mor…
Words and phrases used specifically to help the reader to ima…
Arrangement of words in regularly measured, patterned, or rhy…
Line
A verse of poetry
Stanza
Arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or mor…
18 terms
Poetic terms and techniques
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Ballad
Repetition of initial consonant sounds. may or may not occur…
A reference to well know person, place, event, literary work,…
the close repetition of similar vowel sounds; usually found t…
a songlike poem that tells a story, often one dealing with ad…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds. may or may not occur…
Allusion
A reference to well know person, place, event, literary work,…
11 terms
Poetic Terms and Techniques
Rhyme Scheme
Meter
Metaphor
Diction
the pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem or so…
a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or with…
a figure of speech which makes an implicit, implied or hidden…
style of speaking or writing determined by the choice of word…
Rhyme Scheme
the pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem or so…
Meter
a stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern in a verse or with…
42 terms
Poetic Techniques and Devices Terms
connotation
denotation
speaker
tone
meaning of a word based on context
dictionary definition of a word
the voice through which a poem is delivered
author's attitude toward a subject
connotation
meaning of a word based on context
denotation
dictionary definition of a word
28 terms
Poetic terms and techniques
Alliteration
Apostrophe
Blank verse
Blues
Occurs when two or more words have the same beginning sound.
The addressing of a usually absent person or a personified th…
Poetic lines of ten syllables usually with 5 stresses (iambic…
Typically takes on themes such as struggle, despair, and sex.
Alliteration
Occurs when two or more words have the same beginning sound.
Apostrophe
The addressing of a usually absent person or a personified th…
23 terms
Poetic Terms, Techniques, and Devices
Assonance
Cacophony
Caesura
Connotation
is the repetition of similar vowel sounds, but with different…
is a technique which was used by the famous poet and author L…
is a line with punctuation in it, which creates a pause withi…
is what a word suggests or evokes beyond its "dictionary" def…
Assonance
is the repetition of similar vowel sounds, but with different…
Cacophony
is a technique which was used by the famous poet and author L…
24 terms
Poetic Techniques and Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Ballad
Blank Verse
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a lin…
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
A line of poetry or prose in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
Assonance
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a lin…
25 terms
Poetic Terms and Techniques
assonance
onomatopoeia
end rhyme
slant rhyme
takes place when two or more words close to one another repea…
a word that imitates the natural sounds of a thing
when the last syllables within a verse rhyme
a rhyme in which the stressed syllables of ending consonants…
assonance
takes place when two or more words close to one another repea…
onomatopoeia
a word that imitates the natural sounds of a thing
25 terms
poetic terms and techniques
assonance
onomatopoeia
end rhyme
slant rhyme
resemblance of sounds
sound word
rhyme of the end syllables of lines of poetry
rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of stresse…
assonance
resemblance of sounds
onomatopoeia
sound word
23 terms
Poetic Terms, Techniques, and Devices
Assonance
Cacophony
Caesura
Connotation
is the repetition of similar vowel sounds, but with different…
is a technique which was used by the famous poet and author L…
is a line with punctuation in it, which creates a pause withi…
is what a word suggests or evokes beyond its "dictionary" def…
Assonance
is the repetition of similar vowel sounds, but with different…
Cacophony
is a technique which was used by the famous poet and author L…
22 terms
Poetic Terms and Techniques
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of the initial consonant sounds; may or may no…
reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work…
figure of speech in which a writer speaks directly to an idea…
close repetition of similar vowel sounds; usually found towar…
alliteration
the repetition of the initial consonant sounds; may or may no…
allusion
reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary work…
38 terms
Poetic Terms and Techniques
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
repetition of constant sounds... may occur in same line
referring to another person, thing, place or idea of historic…
figure of speech in which a writer speaks directly to an idea…
repetition of similar vowel sounds; found toward the middle p…
alliteration
repetition of constant sounds... may occur in same line
allusion
referring to another person, thing, place or idea of historic…
27 terms
Poetic Terms and Techniques
Stanza
Rythm
Rhyme
Slant Rhyme
A unit of lines in poetry
The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
Repetition of syllables that sound similar
Approximate rhyme
Stanza
A unit of lines in poetry
Rythm
The pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
18 terms
Poetic Terms and Techniques
Simile
Metaphor:
personification
apostrophe
direct comparison between two unlike things. Usually uses "li…
An implied comparison between two unlike things (the cup of b…
giving human-like characteristics to a non-human
a direct address towards a person not present or a personifie…
Simile
direct comparison between two unlike things. Usually uses "li…
Metaphor:
An implied comparison between two unlike things (the cup of b…
43 terms
Poetic terms and techniques
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Assonance
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
A figure of speech in which a writer speaks directly to an id…
The close repetition of similar vowel sounds usually found to…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
29 terms
Poetic Terms & Techniques
alliteration
apostrophe
blank verse
blues
occurs when two or more words have the same beginning sound
the addressing of a usually absent person or a personified th…
poetic lines of ten syllables, usually with 5 stresses (iambi…
typically takes on themes such as struggle, despair, and sex.…
alliteration
occurs when two or more words have the same beginning sound
apostrophe
the addressing of a usually absent person or a personified th…
26 terms
Poetic Techniques & Drama Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Couplet
Aside
Words in a row starting with the same letter EX: Big Bubbly B…
Repetition of sound or stressed syllables
Two lines of a verse in the same matter that rhyme
Something in a play that is unheard by the characters but hea…
Alliteration
Words in a row starting with the same letter EX: Big Bubbly B…
Assonance
Repetition of sound or stressed syllables
18 terms
Special Terms/ Poetic Techniques
metaphor
similie
personifactaton
hyperbole
comparison of one thing to another w/o the ue of like or as
comparison of one thing to another w/ using like or as
give human/life like characteristics to something not human
exaggerated statements or claims that aren't literal
metaphor
comparison of one thing to another w/o the ue of like or as
similie
comparison of one thing to another w/ using like or as
13 terms
Poetic Terms ad Techniques
Rhyme
Free Verse
Poetic Terms and Techniques
Repetition
When 2 or more words sound similar at in a poem
When there is an absence of rhyme in a poem
The main idea that runs throughout the poem
When a word is repeated in a poem
Rhyme
When 2 or more words sound similar at in a poem
Free Verse
When there is an absence of rhyme in a poem
25 terms
Poetic Techniques & Drama Terms
Alliteration
Aside
Assonance
Couplet
A number of words with the same first constant sound occurrin…
Repetition of stressed vowel sounds.
Short speech directed to audience or to another character. No…
Rhymed pairs of lines.
Alliteration
A number of words with the same first constant sound occurrin…
Aside
Repetition of stressed vowel sounds.
21 terms
Glossary of Poetic Terms: Technique
Alliteration
Assonance
Atmosphere
Couplet
The repetition of initial letters in words either next to or…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds, generally close to ea…
Often confused with 'mood' it refers specifically to place, a…
A pair of lines, usually rhymed.
Alliteration
The repetition of initial letters in words either next to or…
Assonance
The repetition of similar vowel sounds, generally close to ea…
10 terms
Poetic Literary Terms
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Refrain
Comparison of two or more unlike things using the words "as"…
Comparison of two or more unlike things, suggesting some simi…
Giving human traits to animals or inanimate objects.
A phrase or verse that is repeated regularly in a poem of song.
Simile
Comparison of two or more unlike things using the words "as"…
Metaphor
Comparison of two or more unlike things, suggesting some simi…
20 terms
English: Poetic Terms *Technique
Alliteration
Assonance
Atmosphere
Couplet
The repetition of onitial letters in words either next to or…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds, generally close to ea…
Often confused with 'mood' it refers specifically to place, a…
A pair of lines, usually rhymed
Alliteration
The repetition of onitial letters in words either next to or…
Assonance
The repetition of similar vowel sounds, generally close to ea…
Figurative Language, Poetic Language & Literary Techniques
Symbolism
Simile
Personification
Irony
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A figure of speech which gives human qualities to nonhuman th…
A literary technique that uses a way of speaking or writing i…
Symbolism
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
13 terms
Figurative Language, Poetic Language & Literary Techniques
Symbolism
Simile
Personification
Irony
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A figure of speech which gives human qualities to nonhuman th…
A literary technique that uses a way of speaking or writing i…
Symbolism
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
Literary Terms - Poetic
alliteration
allusion
connotation vs denotation
hyperbole
the repetition of identical beginning consonant sounds in wor…
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
Denotation is the dictionary definition of a word. Connotatio…
exaggeration or overstatement to make a point
alliteration
the repetition of identical beginning consonant sounds in wor…
allusion
a reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
14 terms
Figurative Language, Poetic Language & Literary Techniques
Symbolism
Simile
Personification
Irony
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A figure of speech which gives human qualities to nonhuman th…
A literary technique that uses a way of speaking or writing i…
Symbolism
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
Poetic Literary Terms
Mood
Tone
Irony
Symbol
The feeling or atmoshere created
The attitude of the author
When you think one thing is going to happen but another thing…
Something that represents a bigger idea
Mood
The feeling or atmoshere created
Tone
The attitude of the author
97 terms
Literary & Poetic Terms
Short Story
Imagery
Irony
Mood
A fictional narrative written in prose, which is shorter than…
words or phrases that appeal to one or more of the five sense…
The difference between what is stated explicitly and what is…
The atmosphere or emotional feeling of a work.
Short Story
A fictional narrative written in prose, which is shorter than…
Imagery
words or phrases that appeal to one or more of the five sense…
31 terms
GLOSSARY OF POETIC TERMS, TECHNIQUES AND DEVICES
simile
assonance
hyperbole
personification
when two things are directly compared using the words 'like o…
when two or more words in a sequence repeat the same vowel so…
an excessive overstatement or exaggeration of fact.
describing non human things (eg animals, objects or ideas) as…
simile
when two things are directly compared using the words 'like o…
assonance
when two or more words in a sequence repeat the same vowel so…
20 terms
Figurative Language, Poetic Language & Literary Techniques
Symbolism
Simile
Personification
Imagery
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A figure of speech which gives human qualities to nonhuman th…
Figurative language that uses words to paint a picture in the…
Symbolism
The use of a word for something concrete that stands for some…
Simile
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
15 terms
Literary terms- Literary Techniques
Central Idea- Main Idea
Details
summary
Central Problem-Conflict
What the story is mostly about
help describe the main idea of the passage
short statement of the main points
the main problem in a story
Central Idea- Main Idea
What the story is mostly about
Details
help describe the main idea of the passage
132 terms
Literary Terms and Poetic Devices
Allegory
Allusion
Analogy
Anecdote
Is a story in which people, things, and actions represent an…
is a reference in literature to a familiar person, place, or…
is a comparison of two or more similar objects, suggesting th…
is a short summary of an interesting or humorous, often biogr…
Allegory
Is a story in which people, things, and actions represent an…
Allusion
is a reference in literature to a familiar person, place, or…
15 terms
literary terms - literary techniques
turning point
summary
details
metaphor
the moment the story changes its direction
the story summed up
help to describe the main idea
compares 2 things without using like or as
turning point
the moment the story changes its direction
summary
the story summed up
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