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20 terms
Poetry vocabulary (English)
hyperbole
personification
simile
alliteration
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics…
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
hyperbole
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
personification
the attribution of a personal nature or human characteristics…
10 terms
English II Poetry vocabulary
concrete poem
elegy
ironic
ballad
a poem in which the words are arranged to create a picture th…
a mournful poem, esp. one lamenting the dead
satiric; unexpected
A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas
concrete poem
a poem in which the words are arranged to create a picture th…
elegy
a mournful poem, esp. one lamenting the dead
17 terms
English 11 Poetry Vocabulary
Pathetic fallacy
Alliteration
Assonance
Apostrophe
giving human emotion to non-human objects
repetition of similar consonant sounds in several words in on…
repetition of similar vowel sounds
direct address to an object or person who is not present (spe…
Pathetic fallacy
giving human emotion to non-human objects
Alliteration
repetition of similar consonant sounds in several words in on…
12 terms
English III-Poetry vocabulary
slant rhyme
quatrain
parallel structure
octave
A rhyming sound that is not exact.
A four line stanza
the repetition of words or phrases that have similar grammati…
Eight line stanza
slant rhyme
A rhyming sound that is not exact.
quatrain
A four line stanza
20 terms
Senior English poetry vocabulary
ballad
sonnet
pastoral tradition
enjambment
(n.) a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas
(n.) a fourteen-line poem with two parts; the first part pres…
(n.) poetry that glorifies the simple country life, especiall…
(n.) the continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond th…
ballad
(n.) a poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas
sonnet
(n.) a fourteen-line poem with two parts; the first part pres…
22 terms
English poetry vocabulary
Alliteration
Ballad
Blank verse
Concrete poem
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
A song like poem that tells a story
Poetry written in unrhymed iambic pentameter lines
A poem with a shape that suggests its subject
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
Ballad
A song like poem that tells a story
English 9 Poetry vocabulary
rhythm
rhyme
simile
point of view
the beat or meter; the pattern of accented and unaccented syl…
the repetition of similar ending sounds... "bat, cat, sat"
a comparison using like or as; She is like the world to me.
the perspective from which a poem or story is told
rhythm
the beat or meter; the pattern of accented and unaccented syl…
rhyme
the repetition of similar ending sounds... "bat, cat, sat"
20 terms
English 1: Poetry Vocabulary
Aside
Allusion
Blank Verse
Couplet
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
a reference in a piece of literature to another piece of lite…
verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentam…
two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by r…
Aside
a remark or passage by a character in a play that is intended…
Allusion
a reference in a piece of literature to another piece of lite…
20 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Enjambment
Stanza
Diction
Denotation
Line of poetry that does not include an end stop. Lines of po…
A group of lines in a poem, that are usually created by an em…
style of speaking or writing that depends upon a choice of wo…
The literal meaning of a word
Enjambment
Line of poetry that does not include an end stop. Lines of po…
Stanza
A group of lines in a poem, that are usually created by an em…
34 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Personification
A comparison that uses like or as
A comparison that does not use like or as
A trope that says more than what is true ex. my backpack weig…
giving inanimate objects human qualities
Simile
A comparison that uses like or as
Metaphor
A comparison that does not use like or as
English 1 Poetry Vocabulary
Diction
Figurative language
Imagery
Understatement
choice of words in speaking or writing for clear and effectiv…
language not intended to be taken literally but layered with…
the use of language to create mental images and sensory impre…
a rhetorical technique, often incorporating irony and humor,…
Diction
choice of words in speaking or writing for clear and effectiv…
Figurative language
language not intended to be taken literally but layered with…
20 terms
English 11 poetry vocabulary
alliteration
allusion
assonance
blank verse
the use of words that begin with the same sound near one anot…
a statement that refers to something without mentioning it di…
the use of words that have the same or very similar vowel sou…
poetry that is not rhymed but that has a regular rhythm
alliteration
the use of words that begin with the same sound near one anot…
allusion
a statement that refers to something without mentioning it di…
33 terms
Poetry Vocabulary for English 10
persona/speaker
figurative language
metaphor
simile
the voice speaking in the poem
language used in a non-literal way to express a suitable rela…
an implied comparison between two unlike objects, not using l…
a comparison between two unlike objects using like or as
persona/speaker
the voice speaking in the poem
figurative language
language used in a non-literal way to express a suitable rela…
15 terms
English Final: Poetry Vocabulary
stanzas
form of a poem
free verse poem
alliteration
group of lines that form a unit or poetry
physical arrangement of the words on the page
not written in a strict formal pattern
repetition of ignition consonant sounds in nearby words (to j…
stanzas
group of lines that form a unit or poetry
form of a poem
physical arrangement of the words on the page
34 terms
English II Poetry Vocabulary
Allegory
Alliteration
Assonance
Ballad
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
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…
Allegory
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
23 terms
English IV Vocabulary Poetry
Scope
Sullen
Chronicle
prefiguring
n. range of perception or understanding
adj. gloomy; dismal
n. historical record of events in chronological order
v. foreshadowing
Scope
n. range of perception or understanding
Sullen
adj. gloomy; dismal
20 terms
English I Poetry Vocabulary
Alliteration
Blank Verse
Couplet
Foot
The repetition of two or more initial consonant sounds in nei…
Unrhymed lines of poetry written in iambic pentameter.
Two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme.
The metrical unit by which a line of poetry is measured.
Alliteration
The repetition of two or more initial consonant sounds in nei…
Blank Verse
Unrhymed lines of poetry written in iambic pentameter.
10 terms
English Vocabulary (Poetry Vocabulary)
Stanza
Rhythm
End Rhyme
Internal Rhyme
A group of related lines in a poem.
The basic rhythmic pattern of poetry.
Rhymes at the end of lines of poems.
Rhymes within the lines of poems.
Stanza
A group of related lines in a poem.
Rhythm
The basic rhythmic pattern of poetry.
38 terms
Poetry VOCABULARY English
Association
Device
Insight
Reaction
Connections or relations between thoughts, ideas or images
A way of achieving a particular purpose
A clear understanding of the future true nature of something
Response
Association
Connections or relations between thoughts, ideas or images
Device
A way of achieving a particular purpose
English Vocabulary (Poetry Terms)
Imagery
Foreshadow
Irony
Rhythm
Descriptive words that appeal to the 5 senses
Hint or clues that suggest future events
Crazy, strange, or unusual events that are unexpected
Musical beat of stressed and unstressed patterns
Imagery
Descriptive words that appeal to the 5 senses
Foreshadow
Hint or clues that suggest future events
70 terms
English: Poetry Literary Vocabulary
alliteration
anapest
approximate rhyme
assonance
the repetition of consonant sounds in a group of words close…
a type of metrical foot - two unstressed syllables followed b…
the final rhyming sounds are close, but not the same
the repetition of vowel sounds in a group of words close toge…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds in a group of words close…
anapest
a type of metrical foot - two unstressed syllables followed b…
42 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Reposed
Acute
Dissimulation
Profound
Rested
Sensitive
Hiding feelings
Intellectually deep
Reposed
Rested
Acute
Sensitive
30 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Antagonist
Aside
Repetition of the same or very similar consonant sounds usual…
Reference to a statement, a person, a place, or an event from…
Villain, adversary, enemy
Words that are spoken by a character in a play to the audienc…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same or very similar consonant sounds usual…
Allusion
Reference to a statement, a person, a place, or an event from…
14 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Haiku
Tanka
Ode
Concrete/ Shape Poem
poetic form with three short lines; the first line contains 5…
poetry that expresses the image of nature and consists of fiv…
a poem that celebrates a person, animal, or object; it is oft…
poetry that is arranged on the page to indicate the poems sub…
Haiku
poetic form with three short lines; the first line contains 5…
Tanka
poetry that expresses the image of nature and consists of fiv…
34 terms
English poetry vocabulary
Alliteration
Imagery
Refrain
Couplet
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
A repeated line or number of lines in a poem or song, typical…
Two lines of verse, usually in the same meter and joined by R…
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Imagery
Visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
27 terms
English poetry vocabulary
Narrative poem
Lyrical poem
Ballad
Epic
Tells a story
a type of emotional songlike poetry, distinguished from drama…
a narrative poem that is songlike with a repeated chorus
Long tell of a hero and all of his/her amazing, larger than l…
Narrative poem
Tells a story
Lyrical poem
a type of emotional songlike poetry, distinguished from drama…
29 terms
English poetry vocabulary
Form/structure
Poetry
Lyric
Narrative
The form or structure of a poem is the way that it looks on t…
is literature that uses few words to tell the reader about id…
-expresses thoughts and feelings
tells a story
Form/structure
The form or structure of a poem is the way that it looks on t…
Poetry
is literature that uses few words to tell the reader about id…
29 terms
English poetry vocabulary
Lyric poetry
Free verse
Haiku
Sonnet
Doed not tell a story but is only aimed at expressing a speak…
Does not have a regular meter or ryhme scheme
Japanese verse from consisting of three lines and usually sev…
14 line lyric poem that is usually written in iambic pentamet…
Lyric poetry
Doed not tell a story but is only aimed at expressing a speak…
Free verse
Does not have a regular meter or ryhme scheme
29 terms
English Vocabulary Poetry
Diction
Connotation
Denotation
Metaphor
The manner in which something is expressed in words
An idea that is implied or suggested
The most direct or specific meaning of word or expression
Figure of speech that suggests a non-linear similarity
Diction
The manner in which something is expressed in words
Connotation
An idea that is implied or suggested
43 terms
Poetry Vocabulary! (English)
Haiku
Senryu
Cinquain
Stanza
Three-line poem about nature:... 5 syllables... 7 syllables... 5 sylla…
Three-line poem about human nature:... 5 syllables... 7 syllables... 5…
Line 1 one word (noun)... Line 2 two words (adjectives)... Line 3 t…
A stanza is a group of lines in a poem.... A stanza may be any…
Haiku
Three-line poem about nature:... 5 syllables... 7 syllables... 5 sylla…
Senryu
Three-line poem about human nature:... 5 syllables... 7 syllables... 5…
10 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Assonance
Alliteration
Caesura
Imagery
The same vowel sound repeated but consenants are different
First letter of a word is repeated in words afterwards
A complete pause
Using descriptions to engage the reader visually
Assonance
The same vowel sound repeated but consenants are different
Alliteration
First letter of a word is repeated in words afterwards
16 terms
English vocabulary - poetry unit
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Alliteration
The comparison between two unrelated nouns using like or as
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike…
Type of metaphor in which a nonhuman thing or quality is talk…
The repetition of initial sounds
Simile
The comparison between two unrelated nouns using like or as
Metaphor
A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike…
43 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Blend
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
The close repetition of middle vowels (e.g., "rain" and "plai…
To combine the sounds represented by two or more letters to p…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words…
Allusion
A reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
69 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
poetry
rhyme
repetition
stanza
one of the three major types of literature. Uses concise, mus…
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
the use, more that once, of any element of language: a sound,…
a group of lines of poetry that are usually similar in length…
poetry
one of the three major types of literature. Uses concise, mus…
rhyme
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
36 terms
Poetry Vocabulary - English
connotation
denotation
verse
prose
derived from associations we make between the word and our cu…
literal dictionary definition
poetic form of language (meter, rhythm, rhyme)
regular form of language (essays, short stories)
connotation
derived from associations we make between the word and our cu…
denotation
literal dictionary definition
31 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
meter
iamb
free verse
ode
a stressed and unstressed symbolic pattern
a metericalfoot used in various types of poetry
a new kind of poetry with no rules
a lyric poem about an admired thing
meter
a stressed and unstressed symbolic pattern
iamb
a metericalfoot used in various types of poetry
24 terms
English Terms vocabulary: Poetry
Allusion
Imagery
Theme
Paradox
A brief or indirect, passing reference about a situation, pla…
The language that triggers ideas, evokes mental images, or st…
A life lesson that applies to you.
Typically a statement which seems contradictory or absurd but…
Allusion
A brief or indirect, passing reference about a situation, pla…
Imagery
The language that triggers ideas, evokes mental images, or st…
36 terms
english poetry vocabulary.
poetry
paraphrase
stanza
listener
a structure that develops from the human imagination that is…
a brief restatement in one's own words of all or part of a li…
a group of poetic lines corresponding to paragraphs in prose.
a character(s) imagined as the audience to whom a poem is spo…
poetry
a structure that develops from the human imagination that is…
paraphrase
a brief restatement in one's own words of all or part of a li…
30 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Allusion
Anastrophe
Couplet
Heroic Couplet
reference to a person, thing, event, fictional character
inversion of usual word order
pair of rhyming lines
pair of rhyming lines written in iambic pentameter
Allusion
reference to a person, thing, event, fictional character
Anastrophe
inversion of usual word order
53 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
iambic foot
trochaic foot
spondaic foot
pyrrhic foot
one unstressed and one stressed
one stressed and one unstressed
two stressed
two unstressed syllables
iambic foot
one unstressed and one stressed
trochaic foot
one stressed and one unstressed
39 terms
English Poetry Vocabulary
Anon
Avatar
Bonny
Bogie
In a short time
An embodiment or personification
Pleasing to the eye
An evil spirit
Anon
In a short time
Avatar
An embodiment or personification
11 terms
English: Poetry Vocabulary Words
Caesura
End-stop
Enjambment
Line Breaks
A strong pause within a line of a poem indicated by punctuati…
A punctuation mark at the end of a line that causes the reade…
A sentence that continues its logical and grammatical sense o…
A break in a line of poetry. When quoting poetry, use a "/" t…
Caesura
A strong pause within a line of a poem indicated by punctuati…
End-stop
A punctuation mark at the end of a line that causes the reade…
13 terms
English poetry vocabulary words
stanza
couplet
meter
free verse
several lines of poverty grouped together; the basic unit of…
two lines of poetry that stand alone or apart from the rest o…
the rhythmic structure of the poem- the way it sounds when re…
this type of poetry is free form, and doesn't stick to partic…
stanza
several lines of poverty grouped together; the basic unit of…
couplet
two lines of poetry that stand alone or apart from the rest o…
34 terms
English Vocabulary: Poetry
Scansion
Narrative poem
Elegy
Pastoral
the process of measuring verse, marking accented and unaccent…
tells a story
A reflective poem, usually about death, written in a formal s…
A form of lyric poetry, presenting an idealized picture or ru…
Scansion
the process of measuring verse, marking accented and unaccent…
Narrative poem
tells a story
32 terms
English poetry vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Clerihew
The repetition of beginning sounds
A reference in a poem to a well known historical or literary…
The repetition of vowel sounds in neighboring words
A poem made up of 4 lines in 2 couplets. The second line must…
Alliteration
The repetition of beginning sounds
Allusion
A reference in a poem to a well known historical or literary…
12 terms
English 1 Poetry Vocabulary
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Hyperbole
a comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as
a comparison of two unlike things without like or as
a technique that gives human traits to something that is not…
an exaggerated statement
Simile
a comparison of two unlike things using the words like or as
Metaphor
a comparison of two unlike things without like or as
70 terms
English: Poetry Literary Vocabulary
alliteration
anapest
approximate rhyme
assonance
the repetition of consonant sounds in a group of words close…
a type of metrical foot - two unstressed syllables followed b…
the final rhyming sounds are close, but not the same
the repetition of vowel sounds in a group of words close toge…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds in a group of words close…
anapest
a type of metrical foot - two unstressed syllables followed b…
15 terms
English: Poetry Unit Vocabulary
Imagery
Similes
Metaphor
Personification
The representation of language through sense experience; lang…
A comparison between two unlike things using the words like o…
An implied/direct comparison between unlike things
Giving human characteristics to an animal, object, or idea
Imagery
The representation of language through sense experience; lang…
Similes
A comparison between two unlike things using the words like o…
English Poetry Test Vocabulary
Deferred
Fester
Barren
Paradoxical
To put off an action or event to a later time; postpone
To become worse or more intense
Too poor to produce much or any vegetation
Seemingly absurd or self-contradictory
Deferred
To put off an action or event to a later time; postpone
Fester
To become worse or more intense
English Vocabulary: Poetry
Alliteration
Assonance
Connotation
Hyperbole
The repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the…
Repetition of a vowel sound within non-rhyming words... Example-…
Emotional, cultural, or suggested meaning of a word that may…
A gross exaggeration ... Example- I could eat a cow!
Alliteration
The repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the…
Assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound within non-rhyming words... Example-…
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