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29 terms
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…
32 terms
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
9 terms
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…
28 terms
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…
35 terms
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
19 terms
Poetry Devices (English_1)
allusion
connotation
couplet
denotation
directly referencing a myth/historical event/character etc.
implied meanings or feelings words have
lines that rhyme and are next to each other
the literal dictionary meaning of a word
allusion
directly referencing a myth/historical event/character etc.
connotation
implied meanings or feelings words have
36 terms
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 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
14 terms
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
41 terms
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…
8 terms
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)
17 terms
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…
11 terms
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
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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…
17 terms
English Poetry Devices
Allusion
Anthropomorphism
Assonance
Caesura
A word/phrase that suggests something else
Giving human characteristics to an animal
Repetition of similar or identical vowel sounds which follow…
A natural break or pause in poetry
Allusion
A word/phrase that suggests something else
Anthropomorphism
Giving human characteristics to an animal
10 terms
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
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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…
17 terms
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 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
17 terms
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
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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
11 terms
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
10 terms
English Poetry Devices
Allusion
Imagery
Tone
Metaphor
A brief, intentional, indirect reference to literature or his…
Elements of a poem that invoke any of the five senses to crea…
The writer's attitude towards a subject or an audience. Tone…
An implicit or explicit comparison between two unlike things.
Allusion
A brief, intentional, indirect reference to literature or his…
Imagery
Elements of a poem that invoke any of the five senses to crea…
49 terms
English Poetry Terms and Devices
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
assonance
the repetition of identical or similar constang sounds, norma…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar constang sounds, norma…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
11 terms
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…
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
54 terms
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…
17 terms
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…
14 terms
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…
8 terms
English, Poetry Sound Devices
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Repetition
Rhyme
The repetition of initial sounds
The use of sounds that imitate their meaning
The reuse of the same word, phrase or closely related word
The use of similar sounds at the end of words
Alliteration
The repetition of initial sounds
Onomatopoeia
The use of sounds that imitate their meaning
21 terms
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
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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…
59 terms
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".
17 terms
English Poetry Devices Honors
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Consonance
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to a well-known historica…
the repetition of similar vowel sounds (Ex. "It beeps as it s…
the repetition of similar consonant sounds (Ex. "blank" and "…
Alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
Allusion
a reference in a work of literature to a well-known historica…
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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…
21 terms
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
15 terms
Poetry Devices //English
Rhyme
Rhythm
Meter
Alliteration
The repetition of sounds at the end of words
The beat the poem follows
The length of a line of poetry, based on what type of rhythm…
The repetition of the initial letter or sound in two or more…
Rhyme
The repetition of sounds at the end of words
Rhythm
The beat the poem follows
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
16 terms
English Sound Devices-Poetry
Accent
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
The rhythmically significant stress in the articulation of wo…
The repetition of initial sounds (usually consonants) of stre…
Close juxtaposition of the same or similar vowel sounds but w…
A pleasing combination of sounds in agreement with tone. Repe…
Accent
The rhythmically significant stress in the articulation of wo…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial sounds (usually consonants) of stre…
17 terms
English Poetry Devices
Allusion
Anthropomorphism
Assonance
Caesura
A word/phrase that suggests something else
Giving human characteristics to an animal
Repetition of similar or identical vowel sounds which follow…
A natural break or pause in poetry
Allusion
A word/phrase that suggests something else
Anthropomorphism
Giving human characteristics to an animal
13 terms
English poetry- devices
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Hyperbole
Words that start with the same sound to create emphasis and a…
A repetition of vowel sounds within syllables with changing c…
Repetition of consonants anywhere within words- Gloomy woman
The use of exaggeration often to create an impact on readers-…
Alliteration
Words that start with the same sound to create emphasis and a…
Assonance
A repetition of vowel sounds within syllables with changing c…
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…
17 terms
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…
12 terms
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
16 terms
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
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.
19 terms
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…
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
32 terms
English 9: Poetry Devices
Lyric
Dramatic
Narrative
Ballad
A short poem having the form and musical quality of a song, a…
Narrative poem in which one or more characters speak. Consist…
tells a story in verse.
a song like narrative poem
Lyric
A short poem having the form and musical quality of a song, a…
Dramatic
Narrative poem in which one or more characters speak. Consist…
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