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AP Literature Poetry and Lit Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anadiplosis
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
The repetition of sounds in a sequence of words (OR in words…
An indirect reference to a person, event, statement, or theme…
Repetition at the start of a line, taking words from the end…
allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
alliteration
The repetition of sounds in a sequence of words (OR in words…
51 terms
AP Lit Literature and Poetry Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
analogy
a narrative either in verse or prose, in which characters, ac…
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a comparison made between 2 items, situations, or ideas that…
allegory
a narrative either in verse or prose, in which characters, ac…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
50 terms
AP Literature Poetry and Lit Terms
Speaker
Tone
Diction
Imagery--Visual
The speaker is the voice of the poem that talks to the reader…
The writer's attitude toward the subject.
The writer's choice of words which includes both vocabulary a…
Writing that triggers sight sense
Speaker
The speaker is the voice of the poem that talks to the reader…
Tone
The writer's attitude toward the subject.
32 terms
Lit: Element of Literature- Poetry and Drama
Motif
Subject
Theme
Tragic structure
Recurring idea, ex. In Romeo and Juliet- haste
Main idea of something
"Big idea" of a poem
...
Motif
Recurring idea, ex. In Romeo and Juliet- haste
Subject
Main idea of something
9 terms
Brit Lit Medieval Literature and Renaissance Poetry Authors
Geoffrey Chaucer
Sir Thomas Malory
Christopher Marlowe
Sir Walter Raleigh
Born in London... Father of English Poetry/Literature... Canterbury…
Le Morte D'Arthur
"The Passionate Shepherd to His Love"
"The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd"
Geoffrey Chaucer
Born in London... Father of English Poetry/Literature... Canterbury…
Sir Thomas Malory
Le Morte D'Arthur
286 terms
All AP Literature Lit and Poetry Terms
Abstract/Concrete
Adage
Allegory
Alliteration
Classifications of imagery
A familiar proverb or saying
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
The repetition of words or phrases at the beginning of consec…
Abstract/Concrete
Classifications of imagery
Adage
A familiar proverb or saying
63 terms
AP Literature-Lit and Poetry Terms Midterm
u
/
English verse is measured in...
Meter is determined based on...
unaccented
accented
accentual-syllabic meter
the # of syllables in a line & the pattern of stressed in eac…
u
unaccented
/
accented
36 terms
Brit Lit Medieval Literature and Renaissance Poetry Test Vocab
King Arthur
Sir Bedivere
Sir Lucan
Mordred
Ruler of Camelot, fighter of the Saxons, a great king who bro…
knight of King Arthur who was the last who survived the Last…
One of the knights who survives till the end but dies when he…
Arthur's son/nephew
King Arthur
Ruler of Camelot, fighter of the Saxons, a great king who bro…
Sir Bedivere
knight of King Arthur who was the last who survived the Last…
41 terms
World lit epic poetry and Greek literature quarter 1 review
Undulating
Predatory
Futile
Omnipotent
Moving in a wave like manner
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
Useless
All-powerful
Undulating
Moving in a wave like manner
Predatory
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
183 terms
Tone/Literature/Poetry/Drama Terms AP Eng Lit
accusatory
apathetic
awe
bitter
charging of wrong doing
indifferent due to lack of energy or concern
solemn wonder
exhibiting strong animosity as a result of pain or grief
accusatory
charging of wrong doing
apathetic
indifferent due to lack of energy or concern
59 terms
AP Literature Unit 2 Fiction and Poetry Lit of Examination (Semester 1)
metaphor
simile
personification
apostrophe
carrying out an implied change
direct comparison using the words "like" or "as"
giving human attributes to non-humans
addressing an inanimate objects as though it could answer
metaphor
carrying out an implied change
simile
direct comparison using the words "like" or "as"
31 terms
Elements of literature third course: poetry lit terms, p.616-619
Speaker
Lyric poem
Free verse
Haiku
Voice that speaks to us in a poem.
Expresses a speakers emotion.
Poem with no real meter.
3 line poem with 17 syllabels
Speaker
Voice that speaks to us in a poem.
Lyric poem
Expresses a speakers emotion.
41 terms
World lit epic poetry and Greek literature quarter 1 review
Undulating
Predatory
Futile
Omnipotent
Moving in a wave like manner
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
Useless
All-powerful
Undulating
Moving in a wave like manner
Predatory
Relating to hunting and feeding on their animals
108 terms
British literature 2nd semester exam vocab lit terms and poetry authors
Abate
Avarice
Egregious
Evanescent
to make less in amount, degree etc to subside
a greedy a desire particularly for Wealth
Conspicious, standing out from the mass
Vanishing, soon passing away; light and airy
Abate
to make less in amount, degree etc to subside
Avarice
a greedy a desire particularly for Wealth
17 terms
literature poetry
narrative poem
stanza
onomatopoeia
imagery
tells a story
a group of related lines in a poem
words whose sounds suggest meaning
creating pictures from the senses
narrative poem
tells a story
stanza
a group of related lines in a poem
39 terms
POETRY LITERATURE
stanza
quatrain
couplet
speaker
group of consecutive lines that form a structural unit of a p…
stanza of four lines
two consecutive rhyming lines
the voice that addresses the reader in a poem
stanza
group of consecutive lines that form a structural unit of a p…
quatrain
stanza of four lines
54 terms
Literature: Poetry
Consonance
Assonance
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
the repeating of a consonant sound without the vowel sound re…
the repeating of vowel sounds usually in the middles of words…
the repeating of consonant sounds at the beginning of words n…
sound words (oink, etc.)
Consonance
the repeating of a consonant sound without the vowel sound re…
Assonance
the repeating of vowel sounds usually in the middles of words…
39 terms
Literature: Poetry
Denotation
Conotation
Irony
Paradox
literal meaning of a word (the chicken layed an egg)
figurative meaning of a word (are you chicken?)
a disagreement between what is said and what is meant
something that seems to be contradictory but turns out to mak…
Denotation
literal meaning of a word (the chicken layed an egg)
Conotation
figurative meaning of a word (are you chicken?)
12 terms
Literature: Poetry
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
End Rhyme
Allusion
the repetition of initial consonant sound ... EX: Fred's friends…
the use of words that imitate sounds... EX: Splash
rhyme at the end of lines in a poem; most common rhyme type…
a reference to a well known person, place, event, literary wo…
Alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sound ... EX: Fred's friends…
Onomatopoeia
the use of words that imitate sounds... EX: Splash
64 terms
Literature - Poetry
Poetry... Important generic features of p…
Verse
Stanza
Meter
• A tendency towards relative brevity... • A tendency towards co…
A verse is formally a single metrical line in a poetic comp…
A grouping of verses is known as a stanza. In modern free…
A measure of phonological rhythm consisting of stressed and u…
Poetry... Important generic features of p…
• A tendency towards relative brevity... • A tendency towards co…
Verse
A verse is formally a single metrical line in a poetic comp…
20 terms
Lit literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Anachronism
Aside
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in a set of words…
A reference to an outside work of art, literature, history, r…
The presence of something that does not belong in a settings…
In a play/drama, words spoken by a character directly to the…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds in a set of words…
Allusion
A reference to an outside work of art, literature, history, r…
30 terms
British Lit: Anglo Saxon Literature
elegy
kenning
alliteration
caesura
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A natural pause or break in a line of poetry, usually near th…
elegy
a sad poem or song : a poem or song that expresses sorrow for…
kenning
A device employed in Anglo-Saxon poetry in which the name of…
37 terms
Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
441 terms
Handbook to Literature Lit Terms
Accismus
Acmeism
Adonic Verse
Aesthetic Distance
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
The measure that consists of a Dactyl and a Spondee (stress u…
A term used to describe the effect produced when an emotion o…
Accismus
a pretended refusal that is sincere or hypocritical
Acmeism
the name of a poetic movement founded in Russia in 1912 on th…
16 terms
Literature: Poetry Terms
Rhyme
Rhyme Scheme
Rhythm
Meter
Two or more words sound the same... Example: rot, cot, lot
The pattern of rhymes in a poem, usually noted by letters... Ex…
The cadence of a phrase or phrases
The set of rhythm in a poem
Rhyme
Two or more words sound the same... Example: rot, cot, lot
Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of rhymes in a poem, usually noted by letters... Ex…
60 terms
Literature Poetry
verse
paraphrase
summary
subject
Any single line of poetry or any composition written in separ…
Restatement. Similar to summary but line by line in one's own…
Brief condensation of main idea.
Main topic.
verse
Any single line of poetry or any composition written in separ…
paraphrase
Restatement. Similar to summary but line by line in one's own…
11 terms
Literature: Poetry
Paraphrase
Summary
Theme
Subject
Rewording the poem in your own words to understand. Restating…
Gives main idea of a poem, yet shorter than paraphrase. A bri…
Central thought of the poem. Meaning of the poem.
Main topic, what poem is "about".
Paraphrase
Rewording the poem in your own words to understand. Restating…
Summary
Gives main idea of a poem, yet shorter than paraphrase. A bri…
13 terms
Literature Poetry
poetry
fixed form
free form
narrative, dramatic, lyric
concentrated, imaginative experience in language that is chos…
poetry that must stick to a strict set of rules or guidelines
poetry free of guidelines; no rhyme or meter
3 main types of poetry
poetry
concentrated, imaginative experience in language that is chos…
fixed form
poetry that must stick to a strict set of rules or guidelines
146 terms
LITERATURE POETRY
Poetry
Narrative poetry
Types of narative poetry
Types of lyric poetry
More imagery, line, stanzas
Plot, characters, events
Epics poems that reaccount the acomplishmens of a hero or her…
Elegy death... Ode long and formal... Aubade morning... Meditation obj…
Poetry
More imagery, line, stanzas
Narrative poetry
Plot, characters, events
10 terms
literature poetry
courier
masonry
quarry
artificer
messenger
stonework
a place, typically a large, deep pit, from which stone or oth…
a skilled craftsmen
courier
messenger
masonry
stonework
18 terms
Literature poetry
Denotation
Connotation
Allusion
Allegory
a words meaning as defined in dictionary
Emotional reaction that a word elicits
An indirect reference to any person, place , thing or even in…
an extended symbol where the people places thing and events a…
Denotation
a words meaning as defined in dictionary
Connotation
Emotional reaction that a word elicits
20 terms
Literature poetry
Christopher Marlowe
Sir Walter Ralegh
William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day
When, In Disgrace with Fortune and Men's Eyes
Christopher Marlowe
The Passionate Shepherd to His Love
Sir Walter Ralegh
The Nymph's Reply to the Shepherd
9 terms
Literature: Poetry
poetry
poetry's appeals
elements of poetry
meter
words arranged into a rhythmical patter with regular accents
reasons and emotions
meter, verse forms, stanza forms, and shape
the regular arrangement of stressed and unstressed syllables
poetry
words arranged into a rhythmical patter with regular accents
poetry's appeals
reasons and emotions
34 terms
Poetry/literature
rhythm
imagery
point of veiw
literary movment
A regularly recurring sequence of events or actions.
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
the perspective from wich a narrative is told
period of time in which many authors followed similar pattern…
rhythm
A regularly recurring sequence of events or actions.
imagery
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
20 terms
Literature- Poetry
Stanzas
Metaphors
Personification
Similes
What the lines in a poem are grouped into.
Describing one thing as if it were something else.
gives human qualities to something that is not human.
Use " like " or " as " to compare two apparently unlike things.
Stanzas
What the lines in a poem are grouped into.
Metaphors
Describing one thing as if it were something else.
58 terms
Literature (Poetry)
Poetry
Poetry
Poetry
Interpretative Power & Moves the Reader
An expression of a feeling, an insight and a discovery
Language of imagination
Attempt to share personal experiences and feelings
Effects of Poetry
Poetry
An expression of a feeling, an insight and a discovery
Poetry
Language of imagination
Drug Lit - Tertiary Literature
Gold Standard... General Drug Information
Gold Standard... Adverse Drug Reactions/…
Gold Standard... Bioequivalence Reference
Gold Standard... Compounding
AHFS Drug Handbook
Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs
Orange Book
Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy
Gold Standard... General Drug Information
AHFS Drug Handbook
Gold Standard... Adverse Drug Reactions/…
Meyler's Side Effects of Drugs
14 terms
literature poetry
lyric
narrative
irony
villanelle
a short poem expressing the thoughts and feelings of a single…
a poem that tells a story. ballads and epics
in language, a discrepancy between what is said and what is m…
a french verse form consisting of 5, three line stanzas and a…
lyric
a short poem expressing the thoughts and feelings of a single…
narrative
a poem that tells a story. ballads and epics
28 terms
Literature poetry
Poetry
Narrative
Lyric
Form
one of the three major genres of literature.... uses concise, mu…
tells a story, has a setting, conflict, pov, plot, characteri…
musical; expresses emotions of speaker; focuses on ideas and…
how the lines and the stanzas are laid out on the page
Poetry
one of the three major genres of literature.... uses concise, mu…
Narrative
tells a story, has a setting, conflict, pov, plot, characteri…
24 terms
Literature Poetry
Rhyme
Complete
Partial
End
Repetition of the same ending sound in 2 or more words
Final syllables with the exact same sound
Words with constant sounds that almost rhyme
Rhymes at the end lines
Rhyme
Repetition of the same ending sound in 2 or more words
Complete
Final syllables with the exact same sound
45 terms
Literature Poetry
speaker
situation
diction
syntax
voice behind the poem establishing a point of view
circumstances surrounding the poem
choice of words
grammatical order of words
speaker
voice behind the poem establishing a point of view
situation
circumstances surrounding the poem
50 terms
Literature - Poetry
Metonymy:
Prosody:
Denotation
Connotation
comparing alike things: call a business man a "suit"
rhythm, stress. and intonation of speech
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
Metonymy:
comparing alike things: call a business man a "suit"
Prosody:
rhythm, stress. and intonation of speech
36 terms
Literature poetry
Alfred Tennyson
...
Robert Browning
...
Ulysses... Classical poem,dramatic monologue, inspirational poem
Ulysses was an ancient hero.... Telemachus his son.... Ulyyses had…
My last duchess
Dramatic monologue ... Italian prince the duke of ferrara.... Proud…
Alfred Tennyson
Ulysses... Classical poem,dramatic monologue, inspirational poem
...
Ulysses was an ancient hero.... Telemachus his son.... Ulyyses had…
15 terms
literature poetry
poetry
narrative
lyric
form
literature written in verse form and organized in lines
musically uses plot,setting,characters, and theme to tell a s…
expresses the thoughts and feelings of the speaker
shape and appearance of poem in lines and stanzas
poetry
literature written in verse form and organized in lines
narrative
musically uses plot,setting,characters, and theme to tell a s…
33 terms
Literature-Poetry
alliteration
allusion
assonance
ballad
repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the soun…
unacknowledged reference and quotations that authors assume t…
repetition of identical vowel sounds in different words in cl…
A narrative poem composed of quatrains rhyming x-a-x-a; may u…
alliteration
repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the soun…
allusion
unacknowledged reference and quotations that authors assume t…
66 terms
LITERATURE POETRY
Literal
Figurative
Metaphor
Conceit
Exactly true, rather than figurative or metaphorical
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written…
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
A fanciful expression, usually in the form of an extended met…
Literal
Exactly true, rather than figurative or metaphorical
Figurative
Language that cannot be taken literally since it was written…
21 terms
Literature: Poetry
alliteration
allusion
assonance
connotation
close repetition of initial consonant sounds
reference to other literature or history
close repetition of vowel sounds
the suggested meaning of a word, beyond its definition
alliteration
close repetition of initial consonant sounds
allusion
reference to other literature or history
31 terms
Literature: Poetry
Word Choice
Rhythm
Where does a poem's beat come from?
Meter
The way poets create music in their poems through the words t…
The REPETITION of stressed and unstressed syllables.
From the patterns made by the stressed and unstressed syllabl…
A REGULAR pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables.
Word Choice
The way poets create music in their poems through the words t…
Rhythm
The REPETITION of stressed and unstressed syllables.
36 terms
Poetry & Literature
Couplet
Quatrain
Irony
Tercet
2 line stanza
4 line stanza
When outcome of situation is the exact opposite of what is ex…
3 line stanza
Couplet
2 line stanza
Quatrain
4 line stanza
Literature: Poetry
Dithyrambic/Dramatic Poetry
Dramatic Monologue
Dialogue Poetry
Debat
Chanted at religious rituals by a chorus, forerunner of trage…
Speech for a single character delivered to a silent auditor
Two personae speak alternately
Mock-debate, usually personified abstractions like the soul a…
Dithyrambic/Dramatic Poetry
Chanted at religious rituals by a chorus, forerunner of trage…
Dramatic Monologue
Speech for a single character delivered to a silent auditor
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