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12 terms
English Poetry Techniques
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Onomatopoeia
a comparison of two dissimilar things that implies some sort…
a comparison of two dissimilar things that implies some sort…
a comparison that gives human qualities to inanimate objects
a word that makes the sound of the action it describes
Simile
a comparison of two dissimilar things that implies some sort…
Metaphor
a comparison of two dissimilar things that implies some sort…
41 terms
poetry terms and techniques - definitions
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical,…
A statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
allusion
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical,…
44 terms
English I - Poetry Terms and Persuasive Techniques
poetry
speaker
line
stanza
One of the three major types of literature. Makes use of high…
The imaginary voice assumed by the writer of the poem, often…
A single string of words in a poem
A repeated grouping of two or more lines in a poem that often…
poetry
One of the three major types of literature. Makes use of high…
speaker
The imaginary voice assumed by the writer of the poem, often…
6 terms
GCSE English: Poetry Techniques
Dramatic Poetry
Lyrical Poetry
Narrative Poetry
Metaphor
Where the speaker someone other than the poet, often includes…
Expresses emotions, appeals to your senses, often could be se…
A poem that tells a story. Often have a rhyme scheme
Says something is something else. Allows the poet to control…
Dramatic Poetry
Where the speaker someone other than the poet, often includes…
Lyrical Poetry
Expresses emotions, appeals to your senses, often could be se…
17 terms
English poetry techniques test
Similes
Metaphors
Personification
Connontative language
Compare things using like or as. They compare things that are…
Makes a comparison by asking us to look at something as thoug…
Is when a thing (an inanimate object or idea) which is not hu…
The feelings and associations we have for a word or phrase, t…
Similes
Compare things using like or as. They compare things that are…
Metaphors
Makes a comparison by asking us to look at something as thoug…
28 terms
Poetry Techniques English I
alliteration
assonance
caesura
consonance
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Repetition of similar or same vowel sounds within non-rhyming…
A break or pause in the middle of a line of poetry to create…
The same consonant sound repeated two+ times in close success…
alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
assonance
Repetition of similar or same vowel sounds within non-rhyming…
67 terms
IB English: Poetry Techniques
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
A reference to a famous historical or literary concept, figur…
A type of metaphor that is more emphasised on the similaritie…
Repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of successive…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words that…
Allusion
A reference to a famous historical or literary concept, figur…
12 terms
English - poetry techniques
Alliteration
Imagery
Homophones
Symbolism
Repetition of the same starting letter ex: rude wind raws
painting a picture in the readers mind through the use of des…
same sound, different spelling ex: read, red
words and phrases that have a double meaning
Alliteration
Repetition of the same starting letter ex: rude wind raws
Imagery
painting a picture in the readers mind through the use of des…
40 terms
Poetry Terms and Techniques - definitions
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical,…
A statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
allusion
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical,…
10 terms
English ~ Poetry Techniques
Repetition
Rhyme Scheme
Imagery
Alliteration
When a word is used more than once to create emphasis
A series of letters which show which words rhyme within the p…
When you describe what something looks like in detail
When two or more words begin with the same letter/sound
Repetition
When a word is used more than once to create emphasis
Rhyme Scheme
A series of letters which show which words rhyme within the p…
8 terms
English Poetry Techniques
Imagery
Assonance
Personification
Alliteration
Visually descriptive or figurative language.
Repetition of a vowel sound, resemblance between syllables of…
The attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics…
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Imagery
Visually descriptive or figurative language.
Assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound, resemblance between syllables of…
15 terms
english poetry techniques
Image
Alliteration
Personification
Metaphor
a physical likeness or representation of a person, animal, or…
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
the act of giving human qualities to an animal,object etc.
...
Image
a physical likeness or representation of a person, animal, or…
Alliteration
the commencement of two or more words of a word group with th…
13 terms
English Poetry techniques
Iambic pentameter
Onamatampia
Alliteration
Personification
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of o…
words that sound like a sound... - Bang
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
giving a non-human object or thing a human characteristics... -…
Iambic pentameter
a line of verse with five metrical feet, each consisting of o…
Onamatampia
words that sound like a sound... - Bang
29 terms
English poetry techniques
Sonnet
Free verse
Enjambment
Caesura
A poem consisting of 14 lines of iambic pentameter
Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular rhythm
the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end…
a pause near the middle of a line.
Sonnet
A poem consisting of 14 lines of iambic pentameter
Free verse
Poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular rhythm
9 terms
English - Poetry Techniques
Similie
Assonance
Alliteration
Onamatopoeia
A verbal picture made by comparing two things using the words…
The repetition of the same or similar vowel sounds. Not rhymi…
The repetition of the same sound in different words. Usually…
Sound words: woof, bang, miaow, dong
Similie
A verbal picture made by comparing two things using the words…
Assonance
The repetition of the same or similar vowel sounds. Not rhymi…
12 terms
Poetry terms and techniques
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
Compares two unlike things with the word like or as
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
Treats a nonhuman subject as if it were a person.
Uses exaggeration for a special, often humorous, effect.
Simile
Compares two unlike things with the word like or as
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
13 terms
English poetry techniques
Deixis
Circumlocution
Plosive consonants
Caesura
Words content bound here there
Long exaggerated sentences
Emphasising consonants
Full stop
Deixis
Words content bound here there
Circumlocution
Long exaggerated sentences
13 terms
English, Poetry Techniques
Imagery
Metaphor
Personification
Simile
A detailed description of an image or scene
Compares very a like characteristics by saying one is the oth…
Talking about non-human things as if they are human, eg: a br…
Compares a like things using the words 'like' or 'as'.
Imagery
A detailed description of an image or scene
Metaphor
Compares very a like characteristics by saying one is the oth…
20 terms
English Poetry Techniques
Alliteration
Assonance
Cliche
Emotive Words
when two or more words in a sequence begin with the same cons…
when two or more words in a sequence repeat the same vowel so…
a once-clever saying that has lost its power through over-use
words that create or influence the emotional response of the…
Alliteration
when two or more words in a sequence begin with the same cons…
Assonance
when two or more words in a sequence repeat the same vowel so…
33 terms
Poetry Terms and Techniques
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of consonant sounds/letters at the beginning o…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
when a speaker directly addresses someone or something in the…
the repetition of a vowel sound within words near each other
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds/letters at the beginning o…
allusion
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
12 terms
IB English Poetry Techniques
Allegory
Alliteration
Antagonist
Assonance
a symbolic narratve that has an implied secondary meaning- of…
the repeatition of consonant SOUNDS, especially at the beginn…
a character or force against which another (usually the lead…
the repition of similar vowel SOUNDS in a senetence or line
Allegory
a symbolic narratve that has an implied secondary meaning- of…
Alliteration
the repeatition of consonant SOUNDS, especially at the beginn…
14 terms
English - poetry techniques
army ant
as cold as ice
the girl was boiling mad
the tree danced in the wind
alliteration
simile
metaphor
personification
army ant
alliteration
as cold as ice
simile
19 terms
English Poetry Techniques
alliteration
hyperbole
simile
oxymoron
consecutive words begin with the same letter
exaggeration
when you use like or as to describe something
when two opposite words are put Side by side
alliteration
consecutive words begin with the same letter
hyperbole
exaggeration
33 terms
English new poetry techniques
metonymy
synecdoche
litotes
euphemism
a figure of speech in which a thing or concept is called not…
a figure of speech in which a term for a part of something is…
an understatement through use of negative (ie: it's not unusu…
substituting a mild, innocuous word for a harsh or offensive…
metonymy
a figure of speech in which a thing or concept is called not…
synecdoche
a figure of speech in which a term for a part of something is…
18 terms
English Poetry Techniques
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Assonance
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
A reference to a famous person or event in life or liturature…
The comparison of two pairs which have the same relationship…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence eg. How…
Alliteration
The repetition of the initial consonant. There should be at l…
Allusion
A reference to a famous person or event in life or liturature…
12 terms
Poetry Terms and Techniques
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
Compares two unlike things with the word like or as
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
Treats a nonhuman subject as if it were person
Uses exaggeration for a special, often humorous, effect.
Simile
Compares two unlike things with the word like or as
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
8 terms
Poetry Terms & Techniques (Orion)
alliteration
simile
metaphor
personification
repeating the beginning sounds in several words
describes/compares two unlike things using like or as
describes/compares two unlike things without like or as
gives some thing human characteristics or traits
alliteration
repeating the beginning sounds in several words
simile
describes/compares two unlike things using like or as
12 terms
English poetry techniques
Apostrophe
Onomatopoeia
Consonance
Metonymy
When someone addresses an nonhuman entity eg. "O God"
A word or combination of words that resemble closely to the s…
The repetition of a sequence of 2 or more consonants but with…
The literal term for one thing that is applied to another eg…
Apostrophe
When someone addresses an nonhuman entity eg. "O God"
Onomatopoeia
A word or combination of words that resemble closely to the s…
17 terms
English Exam Poetry Techniques
Poetry
"Poetic license"
Speaker/ Situation
Diction
A literary work in which special intensity is given to the ex…
Freedom to depart from facts or rules of language in order to…
Voice of the poem; through the poem, getting a sense of the s…
Word choice- choosing certain words for purpose and to create…
Poetry
A literary work in which special intensity is given to the ex…
"Poetic license"
Freedom to depart from facts or rules of language in order to…
17 terms
GCSE English Literature - Poetry techniques
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Adjectives
A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the…
A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are give…
A figure of speech in which two things are compared usually b…
A describing word usually connect to describing a noun.
Simile
A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the…
Personification
A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are give…
9 terms
English Poetry Techniques
Caeusura
Iambic Pentameter
Dramatic Monologue
Rhyming couplets to
A natural stop in the middle of the line
To reflect conversation
Only one voice
Emohasise his points
Caeusura
A natural stop in the middle of the line
Iambic Pentameter
To reflect conversation
67 terms
Poetry terms/techniques
alliteration
allusion
anapest
archetype
the repetition of the initial sound of words in a line or lin…
a reference to something that belongs properly to a world bey…
two light stresses followed by a heavy stress: uu'
the original pattern or model from which all things of the sa…
alliteration
the repetition of the initial sound of words in a line or lin…
allusion
a reference to something that belongs properly to a world bey…
15 terms
Poetry Terms & Techniques
Personification
Couplet
Metaphor
Quatrain
Giving an inanimate object human like qualities
Two lines that rhyme
______ is _______
Four lines in poetry (stanza)
Personification
Giving an inanimate object human like qualities
Couplet
Two lines that rhyme
24 terms
Poetry: Literary Terms and Techniques
Alliteration
Assonance
Blank Version
Enjambment
The repetition of consonant sounds, generally at the beginnin…
The repetition of same or similar vowel sounds in words that…
Unrhymed poetry or dramatic verse written in a meter known as…
The continuation of a sentence or phrase from one line of a p…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, generally at the beginnin…
Assonance
The repetition of same or similar vowel sounds in words that…
10 terms
Poetry terms and techniques
Alliteration
Allusion
Imagery
Metaphor
The repetition of consonant sounds
A reference to a character, place or situation from another l…
Creating a picture with words
A figure of speech that compares two different things without…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds
Allusion
A reference to a character, place or situation from another l…
27 terms
GCSE English Literature Poetry techniques
metaphor
simile
alliteration
onomatopoeia
a comparison of two unrelated things ( not using the words 'l…
a comparison of two unrelated things (using the words 'like'…
repetition of the same letter or sound
a word that imitated the word it represents
metaphor
a comparison of two unrelated things ( not using the words 'l…
simile
a comparison of two unrelated things (using the words 'like'…
32 terms
Poetry terms/techniques
Tone
Imagery
Theme
Inversion
The attitude a writer takes toward the subject of work, the c…
The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete snesatio…
The insight about human life that is revealed in literary wor…
The reversal of the normal word in order in a sentece or phrase
Tone
The attitude a writer takes toward the subject of work, the c…
Imagery
The use of language to evoke a picture or a concrete snesatio…
12 terms
Poetry Terms and Techniques
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
Compares two unlike things with the word like or as.
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
Treats a nonhuman subject as if it were a person.
Uses exaggeration for a special, often humorous, effect
Simile
Compares two unlike things with the word like or as.
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
Poetry Terms and Techniques
Assonance (aural device)
Allusion
Imagery
Alliteration
The repetition of a vowel sound often found in the middle of…
A reference to a character, place or situation from another l…
Creating a picture with words appealing to any of the five se…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words-…
Assonance (aural device)
The repetition of a vowel sound often found in the middle of…
Allusion
A reference to a character, place or situation from another l…
40 terms
poetry terms and techniques - definitions
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical,…
A statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
allusion
A reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical,…
40 terms
Poetry Terms/Devices/Techniques
Poetry
Lyric Poetry
Sonnet
Narrative Poetry
form of literature that uses imagery, figurative language, an…
expresses the feelings of a single speaker
14 lined lyric poem with a definite rhyme scheme (ABAB CDCD E…
tells a story
Poetry
form of literature that uses imagery, figurative language, an…
Lyric Poetry
expresses the feelings of a single speaker
39 terms
Poetry Terms/Devices/Techniques
Poetry
Lyric
Sonnet
Narrative
A form of literature that uses imagery, figurative language,…
Poetry that expresses the feelings of a single speaker
14 lined poem with definite rhyme scheme ABAB CDCD EFEF GG
Poetry that tells a story
Poetry
A form of literature that uses imagery, figurative language,…
Lyric
Poetry that expresses the feelings of a single speaker
15 terms
English II Literary, Poetry, and Writing Terms=======Literary Techniques
Allegory
The first allegory is is the ...
Although allegories have coherent plots,
Allusion
The presentation of an abstract idea through more concrete me…
surface-level story line, which can be summed up by stating w…
their authors expect readers to recognize the existence of a…
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
Allegory
The presentation of an abstract idea through more concrete me…
The first allegory is is the ...
surface-level story line, which can be summed up by stating w…
GCSE English Literature - Poetry techniques
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Adjectives
A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the…
A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are give…
A figure of speech in which two things are compared usually b…
A describing word usually connect to describing a noun.
Simile
A figure of speech in which two things are compared using the…
Personification
A figure of speech in which things or abstract ideas are give…
33 terms
Poetry terms and techniques
Inversion
Line length
Repetition
Alliteration
Change the order if the words to make it sound like poetry
A change indicates emphasis
Repeating indicates emphasis
Repetition of constant sounds to convey images, mood- words s…
Inversion
Change the order if the words to make it sound like poetry
Line length
A change indicates emphasis
15 terms
Poetry terms and techniques
Catalogs
free verse
alliteration
assonance
Long list of related things, people, or events
written without concern for regular rhyme schemes
repetition of similar consonant sounds
repetition of similar vowel sounds
Catalogs
Long list of related things, people, or events
free verse
written without concern for regular rhyme schemes
16 terms
Poetry Terms and Techniques
Personification
Couplet
Metaphor
Quatrain
Description of a nonhuman object as if it had human qualities.
Two lines that rhyme.
Directly compares seemingly unrelated subjects and makes them…
Four lines that rhyme.
Personification
Description of a nonhuman object as if it had human qualities.
Couplet
Two lines that rhyme.
28 terms
Literally terms/Techniques poetry
Irony
Situational irony
Verbal irony
Motif
is a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way t…
Dramatic or situational irony involves a contrast between rea…
The speaker intends to be understood as meaning something tha…
A central or recurring image or action in a literary work tha…
Irony
is a figure of speech in which words are used in such a way t…
Situational irony
Dramatic or situational irony involves a contrast between rea…
12 terms
Poetry Terms and Techniques
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
Compares two unlike things with the word 'like' or 'as'.
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
Treats a nonhuman subject as if it were a person.
Uses exaggeration for a special, often humorous, effect
Simile
Compares two unlike things with the word 'like' or 'as'.
Metaphor
Compares two unlike things without using a comparison word (s…
20 terms
Understanding Poetry Terms and Techniques
metaphor
mood
oxymoron
lyric
comparison of two unlike things not using like or as
the emotional feeling created for the reader by the poem's su…
two contradictory words together; they cancel each other out
a type of poetry that is very emotional and tells feelings ab…
metaphor
comparison of two unlike things not using like or as
mood
the emotional feeling created for the reader by the poem's su…
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