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15 terms
AP Poetry Terms #1
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
(n.) the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
30 terms
Poetry AP
elegy
villanelle
ode
free verse
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.
A 19 line form using only two rhymes and repeating two of the…
A lyric poem usually marked by serious, respectful, and exalt…
Poetry that does not have a regular meter or rhyme scheme
elegy
a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.
villanelle
A 19 line form using only two rhymes and repeating two of the…
50 terms
AP Poetry
Meter
Foot
Iamb
Trochee
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables established in a…
A unit of meter. Can have two or three syllables. Consists ge…
Two syllable foot with the stress on the second syllable.
Consists of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syl…
Meter
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables established in a…
Foot
A unit of meter. Can have two or three syllables. Consists ge…
80 terms
AP Poetry Terms
foot
stanza
iamb
anapest
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
U/
UU/
foot
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
stanza
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
40 terms
AP Poetry
blank verse
ballad
cadence
caesura
unrhymed iambic pentameter
form of poetry that tells a story, usually dramatic with vivi…
rising and falling rhythm in speech
a pause in a line of verse- usually follows punctuation, alth…
blank verse
unrhymed iambic pentameter
ballad
form of poetry that tells a story, usually dramatic with vivi…
55 terms
AP Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of the same consonant, or beginning several wo…
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
a punctuation mark ( ' ) used to indicate either possession
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
alliteration
the repetition of the same consonant, or beginning several wo…
allusion
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
34 terms
AP Poetry
ballad
anglo saxon poetry
three basic characteristics of poetry
form =
-supernatural ... -physical courage and love ... -incidents ... -domes…
-no rime... -four accented syllables in each line... -number of una…
-the distinctive form of poetry ... -the use of imagery... -metapho…
content
ballad
-supernatural ... -physical courage and love ... -incidents ... -domes…
anglo saxon poetry
-no rime... -four accented syllables in each line... -number of una…
40 terms
AP Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison stated in such a way as to imply that one object…
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Figurative language
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
54 terms
AP Lit: Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginnings…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strong words, clauses, se…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
alliteration
the repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginnings…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
61 terms
Ocar AP Literature Poetry Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
indirect of passing reference
repetition in first part of a sentence , to have an artistic…
allegory
story or poem that can be used to reveal a hidden meaning
alliteration
beginning of same letter or sound in closely connected words
68 terms
AP Lit Poetry Terms
accent
ambiguity
anapest
anaphora
placement of stress on certain syllables
multiplicity of meanings
two unaccented syllables followed by an accented syllable
repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of 2+ sentenc…
accent
placement of stress on certain syllables
ambiguity
multiplicity of meanings
80 terms
AP Poetry Terms
foot
stanza
iamb
anapest
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
U/
UU/
foot
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
stanza
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
26 terms
AP POETRY ELEMENTS
Alliteration:
Apostrophe:
Assonance:
Consonance:
Repetition, at close intervals, of beginning sounds.
A speaker directly addresses something or someone not living,…
Repetition at close intervals of vowel sounds. At its most ba…
Repetition at close intervals of consonant sounds, such as bo…
Alliteration:
Repetition, at close intervals, of beginning sounds.
Apostrophe:
A speaker directly addresses something or someone not living,…
70 terms
AP Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, usua…
a reference in a work of literature to a historical or litera…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, usua…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to a historical or litera…
40 terms
AP Poetry Terms--2015
assonance
cliché
connotation
consonance
repetition of vowel sounds within words
an overused or trite statement
the implicit meaning of a word; the hints, nuances or associa…
same sounding consonants within the word (bath and father)
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds within words
cliché
an overused or trite statement
24 terms
ETHS APES Poetry
aesthetics
magical realism
anagram
sentimentality
(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste…
A genre of fiction in which elements of fantasy, myth, or the…
a word or phrase made by transposing the letters
a term used to describe the effort by an author to induce emo…
aesthetics
(art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste…
magical realism
A genre of fiction in which elements of fantasy, myth, or the…
79 terms
AP - Poetry
Abecedarian
Anaphora
Ballad
Ballade
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
"One of the principal form of music and poetry in fourteenth…
Abecedarian
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
65 terms
AP Poetry
Epic
Ballad (folk)
Ballad (literary)
Sonnet (Italian)
A long narrative poem, told in a formal, elevated style, that…
Anonymous, condensed, impersonal, dramatic, quatrains and rep…
more elaborate and complex; the poet may retain only some of…
ABBAABBACDCDCD rhyme scheme
Epic
A long narrative poem, told in a formal, elevated style, that…
Ballad (folk)
Anonymous, condensed, impersonal, dramatic, quatrains and rep…
60 terms
AP Lit Poetry
lyric poetry
elegy
ode
pastoral poetry or idyll
Personal, reflective poetry that reveals the speaker's though…
A poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
A lyric poem usually marked by serious, respectful, and exalt…
A work of literature dealing with some aspect of rural life.…
lyric poetry
Personal, reflective poetry that reveals the speaker's though…
elegy
A poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead
80 terms
AP Poetry Terms
foot
stanza
iamb
anapest
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
U/
UU/
foot
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
stanza
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
24 terms
AP poetry
ballad
blank verse
cacophony
caesura
narrative poem, often set to music
lines of unrhymed iambic pentameter
harsh or unpleasant sounds created by clashing consonants - s…
strong or long pause in the middle of a poetic line, created…
ballad
narrative poem, often set to music
blank verse
lines of unrhymed iambic pentameter
77 terms
Poetry AP
Imagery
Diction
Denotation
Connotation
Use of words that appeal to our senses
Choice of words
Exact meaning or dictionary definition of a word
Meanings the words suggest beyond the exact meaning
Imagery
Use of words that appeal to our senses
Diction
Choice of words
27 terms
AP Lang Poetry Terms
ballad meter
blank verse
caesura
conceit
a four-line stanza rhymed abcb with four feet in lines one an…
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
A break or pause within a line of poetry indicated by punctua…
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
ballad meter
a four-line stanza rhymed abcb with four feet in lines one an…
blank verse
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
15 terms
AP Poetry Terms #2
enjambment
euphony
eye rhyme
feminine rhyme
A line having no pause or end punctuation but having uninterr…
pleasant sounds
rhyme that appears correct from spelling but does not rhyme b…
lines rhymed by their final two syllables--running, gunning;…
enjambment
A line having no pause or end punctuation but having uninterr…
euphony
pleasant sounds
80 terms
AP Poetry Terms
foot
stanza
iamb
anapest
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
U/
UU/
foot
basic metrical unit of poetry, such as an iamb or an anapest
stanza
group of lines in a poem; poetry equivalent of a paragraph
56 terms
AP Literature: Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
repetition of similar consonant sounds
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
an address to either an absent person, some abstract quality,…
alliteration
repetition of similar consonant sounds
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
53 terms
Poetry Terms--AP Lit
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
The repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginning o…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
A figure of speech whereby one term is balanced against anoth…
a figure of speech in which someone or something (usually abs…
alliteration
The repetition of similar consonant sounds at the beginning o…
allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
52 terms
AP Poetry Terms
accent
allegory
alliteration
allusion
(the same as stress) a syllable given more prominence in pron…
a narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
the repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant so…
a reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature…
accent
(the same as stress) a syllable given more prominence in pron…
allegory
a narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Simile
Sonnet
Stanza
Symbol
A directly expressed comparison; a figure of speech comparing…
Normally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem
Usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the s…
Something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of somethi…
Simile
A directly expressed comparison; a figure of speech comparing…
Sonnet
Normally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem
36 terms
AP Literature Poetry Forms
speaker
stanza
meter
rhyme
The "voice" used by an author to tell a story or speak a poem
A group of lines in a poem
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
speaker
The "voice" used by an author to tell a story or speak a poem
stanza
A group of lines in a poem
40 terms
AP Literature Poetry Devices
figure of speech
trope
apostrophe
hyperbole
A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare di…
Artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
figure of speech
A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare di…
trope
Artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also…
10 terms
AP Poetry 2
Paraphrase
Theme
Figurative Language
Speaker
A restatement of the content of a poem designed to make its p…
The central idea or unifying generalization implied or stated…
Language employing figures of speech; language that cannot be…
The person talking in the poem.
Paraphrase
A restatement of the content of a poem designed to make its p…
Theme
The central idea or unifying generalization implied or stated…
19 terms
AP English Poetry Forms
Ballad
Blank Verse
Didactic
Elegy
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
Poetry that instructs, either in terms of morals or by provid…
A formal poem presenting a meditation on death or another sol…
Ballad
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
Blank Verse
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
39 terms
AP English Poetry Terms
alliteration
anapestic meter
anaphora
apostrophe
the use of the same consonant or of a vowel, not necessarily…
A metrical foot consisting of two unaccented syllables follow…
Repetition of a word or words at the beginning of two or more…
Poem which is directly addressed to a person or thing (often…
alliteration
the use of the same consonant or of a vowel, not necessarily…
anapestic meter
A metrical foot consisting of two unaccented syllables follow…
59 terms
Poetry Terms for AP English
personification
allusion
figures of speech
colloquial
representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creat…
a reference to someone or something that is known from histor…
expressions, such as similes, metaphors, and personifications…
conversational, informal language
personification
representing an abstract quality or idea as a person or creat…
allusion
a reference to someone or something that is known from histor…
26 terms
AP -- Poetry Boot Camp
Meter
Foot
Iamb
Trochee
pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poe…
A foot is a unit of meter, generally of one stressed and one…
two-syllable foot with the stress on the second syllable.
stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syllable
Meter
pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a line of poe…
Foot
A foot is a unit of meter, generally of one stressed and one…
20 terms
Ap poetry
Accent
Alliteration
Allusion
apostrophe
to emphasize
Repetition of begining consonant sounds
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
Accent
to emphasize
Alliteration
Repetition of begining consonant sounds
65 terms
Stine AP Poetry Terms
Couplet
Triplet or Tercet
Assonance
Consonance (also dissonance, half rhym…
two lines that rhyme.
Three lines that rhyme.
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in nearby words. ("eac…
repetition of consonant sounds within a line. ("odds and ends…
Couplet
two lines that rhyme.
Triplet or Tercet
Three lines that rhyme.
50 terms
AP Poetry
Meter
Foot
Iamb
Trochee
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables established in a…
A unit of meter. Can have two or three syllables. Consists ge…
Two syllable foot with the stress on the second syllable.
Consists of a stressed syllable followed by an unstressed syl…
Meter
Pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables established in a…
Foot
A unit of meter. Can have two or three syllables. Consists ge…
85 terms
AP - Poetry
Abecedarian
Anaphora
Ballad
Ballade
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
"One of the principal form of music and poetry in fourteenth…
Abecedarian
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
79 terms
AP - Poetry
Abecedarian
Anaphora
Ballad
Ballade
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
"One of the principal form of music and poetry in fourteenth…
Abecedarian
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
38 terms
AP Lit Poetry
Hyperbole
Apostrophe
Figure of Speech
Litotes
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare di…
A deliberate understatement for effect; the opposite of hyper…
Hyperbole
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
70 terms
AP LIT POETRY TERMS
ballad
elegy
free verse
limerick
a song-like narrative poem
a lyric poem of mourning
unrhymed poetry with no rules
a humerous, rhyming 5-line poem; a-a-b-b-a
ballad
a song-like narrative poem
elegy
a lyric poem of mourning
AP Poetry
denotation
narrative
allusion
pastoral
literal, dictionary meaning of a word
a poem that tells a story
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
a poem that depicts rural life in a peaceful, romanticized way
denotation
literal, dictionary meaning of a word
narrative
a poem that tells a story
70 terms
AP Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
79 terms
AP - Poetry
Abecedarian
Anaphora
Ballad
Ballade
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
"One of the principal form of music and poetry in fourteenth…
Abecedarian
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
17 terms
AP Poetry
Enjambment
Free Verse
Blank Verse
Meter and Rhyme
Absence of punctuation
Ignores meter and rhyme
Unrhymed verse that considers meter but not rhyme
Patterns of rhythm in poetry (measures; units of measurement
Enjambment
Absence of punctuation
Free Verse
Ignores meter and rhyme
81 terms
AP - Poetry
Abecedarian
Anaphora
Ballad
Ballade
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
"One of the principal form of music and poetry in fourteenth…
Abecedarian
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
79 terms
AP - Poetry
Abecedarian
Anaphora
Ballad
Ballade
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas. Traditiona…
"One of the principal form of music and poetry in fourteenth…
Abecedarian
"poems most commonly used as mnemonic devices and word games…
Anaphora
A rhetorical figure of repetition in which the same word or p…
70 terms
AP Poetry
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Characters act as symbols
The repetition of the same consonant sounds at the beginning…
Designed to call something to mind without actually saying th…
More than one interpertation
Allegory
Characters act as symbols
Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sounds at the beginning…
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