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English Poetry - Poetic Devices
Tone
Oxymoron
Mood
Meter
The style or expression of the poem
Two words next to each other that have opposite meanings (e.g…
The atmosphere that awakes certain feelings in the reader
A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
Tone
The style or expression of the poem
Oxymoron
Two words next to each other that have opposite meanings (e.g…
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English: Poetry and Devices
cacophony
euphony
rhyme
scansion
harsh sounds
pleasant, harmonious sound
repetition of sounds at the end of words
the stressed and unstressed syllable pattern, where accent is
cacophony
harsh sounds
euphony
pleasant, harmonious sound
English Poetry Literary Devices
Theme
Imagery
Tone
Diction
Main concept, idea, or issue in a text
Sensory language used to describe something
Attitude or emotional content of a word or text
Word choice
Theme
Main concept, idea, or issue in a text
Imagery
Sensory language used to describe something
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English Poetry Literary Devices
Theme
Imagery
Tone
Diction
A central idea
A strong description, which paints a picture in the reader's…
Emotional meaning
Word choice
Theme
A central idea
Imagery
A strong description, which paints a picture in the reader's…
English Poetry Terms and Devices
Synecdoche
Simile
Symbol
Theme
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a who…
A comparison using "like" or "as".
A thing that represents or stands for something else, especia…
The main idea.
Synecdoche
A figure of speech in which a part is made to represent a who…
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as".
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English Poetry: Sound Devices
Alliteration
Assonance
Imagery
Metaphor
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a lin…
A concrete representation of a sense impression, a feeling, o…
A comparison between essentially unlike things without word s…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
Assonance
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a lin…
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English- poetry devices
End-stopped
Enjambment
Refrain
Alliteration
When the end of a sentence or clause coincides with the end o…
Occurs when the sense of a line runs over to the succeeding l…
A phrase, line, or lines repeated at intervals during a poem,…
The repetition of a speech sound (typically a consonant) at t…
End-stopped
When the end of a sentence or clause coincides with the end o…
Enjambment
Occurs when the sense of a line runs over to the succeeding l…
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english poetry (poetic devices)
atmosphere
narrative
ballad
enjambent
-what the reader perceives as they read the literary work
-story/plotline that exists within a piece of writing
-a story in poetic form
-when a line ends without punctuating... -ends in the middle of…
atmosphere
-what the reader perceives as they read the literary work
narrative
-story/plotline that exists within a piece of writing
English Poetry Devices
Pun
Oxymoron
Hyperbole
Aside
A play on words
A sentence that contradicts itself (jumbo shrimp)
An extended metaphor or extreme exaggeration
When a character talks to a crowd with other people on stage
Pun
A play on words
Oxymoron
A sentence that contradicts itself (jumbo shrimp)
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English Poetry Devices
~IMAGERY~... Similes
Metaphors
Personification
Connotative Language
Similes compare things using like or as. Similes compare thin…
A metaphor also makes a comparison by asking us to look at so…
Personification is when a thing (an inanimate object or idea)…
Connotations are the feelings and associations we have for a…
~IMAGERY~... Similes
Similes compare things using like or as. Similes compare thin…
Metaphors
A metaphor also makes a comparison by asking us to look at so…
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English Poetry Devices
Narrative
Lyric
Didactic
Descriptive
Tells a story
Expresses thoughts and emotions
teaches a lesson
paints a word picture
Narrative
Tells a story
Lyric
Expresses thoughts and emotions
English- Poetry Literary Devices
enjambent
allusion
foreshadowing
personification
the running on of the thought from one line, couplet, or stan…
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
to show or indicate beforehand; prefigure
the attribution of human nature or character to animals, inan…
enjambent
the running on of the thought from one line, couplet, or stan…
allusion
a passing or casual reference; an incidental mention of somet…
English 9 Poetry Devices
Beginning the letter of each word with…
musical quality of syllable patterns
pattern of sounds that match at the en…
Hyperbole
Alliteration
rhythm
rhyme
purposeful exaggeration for effect
Beginning the letter of each word with…
Alliteration
musical quality of syllable patterns
rhythm
English Poetry Devices
meter
rhyme scheme
alliteration
onomatopoeia
the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in a verse
a poet's pattern of lines that rhyme with other lines in a poem
repetition of a beginning sound for effect... ex: In the heel o…
imitation of natural sounds... ex: the gate creaked open
meter
the basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in a verse
rhyme scheme
a poet's pattern of lines that rhyme with other lines in a poem
English: Poetry devices
Iambic pentameter
Metre
Assonance
Metaphor
A line, made up of five pairs, of short/long, or stressed/uns…
The basic, rhythmic structure of a verse
The repetition of similar, or identical vowel sounds, in word…
Two different things, or ideas, fused together: one thing is…
Iambic pentameter
A line, made up of five pairs, of short/long, or stressed/uns…
Metre
The basic, rhythmic structure of a verse
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EnglishPoetry-devices
alliteraton
consonance
sibilance
assonance
repetition of the initial sound
repetition of a consonantal sound
repetition of the "s" sound
repetition of a vowel's sound
alliteraton
repetition of the initial sound
consonance
repetition of a consonantal sound
English Poetry Devices
Figurative Language
Imagery
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
language using figures of speech; cannot be taken literally
visually descriptive or figurative language that appeals to t…
repetition of initial, identical, consonant sounds... ex: the bi…
use of words that imitate sounds... ex: whirr, thud, sizzle, his…
Figurative Language
language using figures of speech; cannot be taken literally
Imagery
visually descriptive or figurative language that appeals to t…
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English midterm and poetry devices
What's a prefix?
Excerpt
Chronological
Simile
A word, letter, or number placed before another
A short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or…
Arrangement of events in their order of occurrence in time
A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
What's a prefix?
A word, letter, or number placed before another
Excerpt
A short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or…
English I Poetry Devices
Alliteration
apostrophe
Assonance
cacophony
Swaying swept the silence
You walk in beauty like the night
the rat sat on the mat
the shark bite stung
Alliteration
Swaying swept the silence
apostrophe
You walk in beauty like the night
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English Sound Devices of Poetry
Alliteration
Anaphora
Assonance
Caesura
the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words (Lovely…
repetition at the beginning of multiple poetic lines
the repetition of vowel sound but not constant sounds (swEEt…
a natural pause or break (often indicated by punctuation) (I…
Alliteration
the repetition of initial sounds in neighboring words (Lovely…
Anaphora
repetition at the beginning of multiple poetic lines
English Final Poetry Devices
anaphora
aporia
paraprosdokian
couplet
the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
a list of questions about life
a surprise ending
a pair of rhymed lines
anaphora
the repetition of the same word or words at the beginning of…
aporia
a list of questions about life
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English Midterm - Poetry Devices
Poetry elements (5)
What does voice tell about? (4)
What is the speaker like?... Speaker vs.…
How to define voice (3)
voice ... tone... theme... setting ... imagery
events, experiences, emotions, or ideas
speaker is like narrator
quality, mood, and concerns
Poetry elements (5)
voice ... tone... theme... setting ... imagery
What does voice tell about? (4)
events, experiences, emotions, or ideas
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Poetry and Poetic devices (English)
What genre is poetry often marked by?
What is a meter?
What is a rhythm?
How many syllables for a iambic pentam…
A compression / economy of language. Playfulness with words,…
a pattern or rhythm that is created by stressed and unstresse…
describes the musical quality that is achieved through meter.
5 so 10 in total in a line of poetry
What genre is poetry often marked by?
A compression / economy of language. Playfulness with words,…
What is a meter?
a pattern or rhythm that is created by stressed and unstresse…
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English Poetry Devices
Onomatopoeia
Rhythm
Alliteration
Consonance
When a word's pronociation imitates its sound ex. Buzz Hiss
When words are arranged in such a way that they make a patter…
When the first sounds in words repeat
When consonants repeat in the middle or end of words
Onomatopoeia
When a word's pronociation imitates its sound ex. Buzz Hiss
Rhythm
When words are arranged in such a way that they make a patter…
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Poetry Devices- English
Phrase
Prepositional Phrase
Prepositions
Infinitive Phrase
a group of words that does not contain a subject or a verb (f…
a preposition plus it's objects and modifiers (ex: Before the…
after, before, while, under, over, like, as, behind
consists of the word "to" plus a verb (ex: Her plan *to becom…
Phrase
a group of words that does not contain a subject or a verb (f…
Prepositional Phrase
a preposition plus it's objects and modifiers (ex: Before the…
English Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Assonance
Connotation
Juxtaposition
Begin the different words with same letters or sounds... Example…
Repetition of words that are pronounced with vowels... Repetiti…
Association that people make to that word when someone presen…
: Put two things in one place, to complete them, or show what…
Alliteration
Begin the different words with same letters or sounds... Example…
Assonance
Repetition of words that are pronounced with vowels... Repetiti…
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English Poetry Devices
Verbal Irony
Dramatic Irony
Situational Irony
assonance
meaning one thing and saying another
contrast between what the speaker says and what reader knows
something unexpected happens
repetition vowel sounds in line
Verbal Irony
meaning one thing and saying another
Dramatic Irony
contrast between what the speaker says and what reader knows
10 terms
English Poetry Devices
Apostrophe
Assonance
Blank Verse
Consonance
Words that are spoken to a person who is imaginary, or to an…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different…
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter
Repetition of consonant sounds within a group of words ... The…
Apostrophe
Words that are spoken to a person who is imaginary, or to an…
Assonance
The repetition of similar vowel sounds followed by different…
English poetry devices
Tone
Mood
Atmosphere
Theme
The writers attitude towards the subject or audience... Example:
Emotions that are brought up by the poem ... Example:
Description of the state of the surroundings ... Example:
What the poem is about ... Example:
Tone
The writers attitude towards the subject or audience... Example:
Mood
Emotions that are brought up by the poem ... Example:
10 terms
English Poetry Devices
alliteration
assonance
consance
cliche
same sounds at the beginning of a word
similar vowel sounds
similar constant sounds
overused expression
alliteration
same sounds at the beginning of a word
assonance
similar vowel sounds
17 terms
English Poetry Literacy Devices
Assonance
Cacophony/Dissonance
Blank Verse
Concrete Poem
Repetition of same or similar vowel sounds in close proximity.
Use of harsh discordant/dissonant sounds for poetic effect.
Type of unrhymed poetry using 5 iambic feet.
Experimental form of poetry intended to combine visual & aura…
Assonance
Repetition of same or similar vowel sounds in close proximity.
Cacophony/Dissonance
Use of harsh discordant/dissonant sounds for poetic effect.
12 terms
English Poetry Devices
Ambiguity
Allusion
Anthesis
Assonance
A word or phrase which contains more than one meaning
A reference to something that is well known
Contrasting or combining two terms or phrases
Repetition of vowel sounds
Ambiguity
A word or phrase which contains more than one meaning
Allusion
A reference to something that is well known
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English Poetry Devices
Metaphor
Rhyme scheme
Alliteration
Assonance
A direct comparison between two things that aren't alike, ex:…
Determining the rhyming pattern of a poem by using the last w…
The repetition of the same consonant sound in successive word…
The repetition of the same vowel sound in successive words, e…
Metaphor
A direct comparison between two things that aren't alike, ex:…
Rhyme scheme
Determining the rhyming pattern of a poem by using the last w…
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English poetry devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Consonance
The occurrence of the same letter or sound
A brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, or wo…
The repetition of vowel sounds in a chunk of text
The repetition of constant sounds but not vowels in a chunk o…
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound
Allusion
A brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, or wo…
15 terms
English Poetry Devices
Imagery
Alliteration
Repetition
Onomatapoeia
Usage of the five senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, smell
Repeated constant sounds at the beginning of words
The recurrence of words and phrases for effect
Words that sound like their meanings
Imagery
Usage of the five senses: sight, sound, touch, taste, smell
Alliteration
Repeated constant sounds at the beginning of words
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Poetry Devices English 2H
alliteration
enjambment
repetition
metaphor
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words ... >rough and r…
a sentence or thought that runs over from one line to another…
repeating a word, phrase, or idea for emphasis of rhythmic ef…
a word or phrase that stands for something else, or stands fo…
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds in words ... >rough and r…
enjambment
a sentence or thought that runs over from one line to another…
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English poetry lit devices
Tone
Meter
Assonance
Consonance
Attitude of the writer to the subject
"Measure" of lines
Repetition of vowel sounds, " long song"
Repetition of consonants " he struck a streak of bad luck"
Tone
Attitude of the writer to the subject
Meter
"Measure" of lines
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English Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Consonance
Assonance
Onomatopoeia
the repetition of similar sounds at the beginning of a short…
Repetition of similar consonant sounds, but different vowel s…
The relatively close placement of similar vowel sounds, but w…
The use of a word, or occasionally, a grouping of words, that…
Alliteration
the repetition of similar sounds at the beginning of a short…
Consonance
Repetition of similar consonant sounds, but different vowel s…
English Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Allegory
Cacophony
Onomatopoeia
Two consecutive words that start with the same letter
A hidden meaning in a poem or story
Harsh words that convey disorder
words that sound like their meaning
Alliteration
Two consecutive words that start with the same letter
Allegory
A hidden meaning in a poem or story
Poetry Devices - English
Similes
Metaphor
Personification
Connotative Language
compares things using like or as ; her eyes were as blue as t…
makes a comparison by asking us to look at something as thoug…
when a thing which is not human is given human like qualities…
feelings and associations we have for a word or phase ; aroma…
Similes
compares things using like or as ; her eyes were as blue as t…
Metaphor
makes a comparison by asking us to look at something as thoug…
English poetry devices
Oxymoron
Symbolism
Consonance
Personification
Two opposite ideas that contract eachother. "living death" "b…
The use of an object, animal or figure to represent an abstra…
The repetition of the same consonant sound at the middle or e…
Attributing human qualities to non-human things
Oxymoron
Two opposite ideas that contract eachother. "living death" "b…
Symbolism
The use of an object, animal or figure to represent an abstra…
English Poetry Devices (9)
Alliteration
Allusion
Irony
Connotation
Repeating sound/vowel *sea shells by the sea shores
Referring historical event/person
Situational: the ambulance ran over the person ... Verbal: is w…
Word that has 2 meanings
Alliteration
Repeating sound/vowel *sea shells by the sea shores
Allusion
Referring historical event/person
English 11 Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Ballad
the repetition of the first consonant sound in a phrase
a figure of speech that makes a reference of representation o…
when the dead are addressed as though they were alive, when t…
a poem usually set to music; thus, it often is a story told i…
Alliteration
the repetition of the first consonant sound in a phrase
Allusion
a figure of speech that makes a reference of representation o…
27 terms
English Poetry Devices
Figure of Speech
Figurative language
simile
metaphor
a way of saying one thing and meaning another to convey a dee…
language using figures of speech and they cannot be taken lit…
the comparison of two unalike things as expressed by the use…
the comparison of two unalike things as expressed by an impli…
Figure of Speech
a way of saying one thing and meaning another to convey a dee…
Figurative language
language using figures of speech and they cannot be taken lit…
22 terms
english poetry literary devices
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
apostrophe
repetition of 2 or more sounds of words within a line ... ex: st…
a reference to a commonly known outside piece of literature o…
repetition of a word or phrase for emphasis... ex: I hold and ho…
a figure of speech in which someone not present or not human…
alliteration
repetition of 2 or more sounds of words within a line ... ex: st…
allusion
a reference to a commonly known outside piece of literature o…
English: Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Irony
Connotation
The first consonant or vowel sounds in words or syllables are…
Reference to a familiar literary or historical person or event.
The effect of language in which the intended meaning is diffe…
The impression that a word gives beyond its defined meaning.
Alliteration
The first consonant or vowel sounds in words or syllables are…
Allusion
Reference to a familiar literary or historical person or event.
27 terms
English Poetry Devices
Poetry
Persona
Allusion
Simile
A literary genre in which the writer takes a large idea and b…
The speaker of a poem; it means 'mask of the poet' in Latin
A reference to a mythical or historical person or place to co…
A comparison using like or as
Poetry
A literary genre in which the writer takes a large idea and b…
Persona
The speaker of a poem; it means 'mask of the poet' in Latin
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English Devices (Poetry)
caesura
enjambment
personification
anthropomorphism
full stop or pause in the middle of a line in poems
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
when human qualities are given to animals or other things lik…
giving human features/characteristics to either animals, plan…
caesura
full stop or pause in the middle of a line in poems
enjambment
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
English Poetry Sound Devices
Rhyme
Rhythm
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Repetition of sounds
a repeated pattern of sound
the repitition of the initial letter or sound in two or more…
words that spell out the sound... (ie. Crash! Boom!)
Rhyme
Repetition of sounds
Rhythm
a repeated pattern of sound
20 terms
English Poetry Devices
Repetition
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
A sound, word, phrase or line that is repeated for emphasis a…
-Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of the words…
-Repetition of vowel sounds in words that don't end with the…
-Repetition of consonant sounds within and at the ends of wor…
Repetition
A sound, word, phrase or line that is repeated for emphasis a…
Alliteration
-Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of the words…
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