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66 terms
English Literature: Poetry Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Anapest
Antagonist
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
two unaccented syllables followed by an accented one
character or force against which main character struggles
Allegory
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
30 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
consonance
assonance
alliteration
parallelism
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Phrases or sentences of a similar construction/meaning placed…
consonance
Repetition of a consonant sound within two or more words in c…
assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
39 terms
English Literature: Poetry Terms
Verses
Stanzas
Couplet
Triplet
A single line of words, often a small piece in a full poem.
multiple verses arranged rhythmically
a two-line stanza that often rhymes (typically using end rhym…
a three-line stanza.
Verses
A single line of words, often a small piece in a full poem.
Stanzas
multiple verses arranged rhythmically
17 terms
English: Literature (Poetry Terms)
narrative type
dramatic type
lyric type
meter
tells a story
uses the techniques of drama to present the speech of one or…
expresses the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker
regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllable's in each…
narrative type
tells a story
dramatic type
uses the techniques of drama to present the speech of one or…
55 terms
Poetry Terms- English Literature
Allegory
Allusion
Anapest
apostrophe
A poem that can be interpreted to have hidden meaning (politi…
Reference to something in literature and history
a metrical foot consisting of two unaccented syllables.
speaking directly to someone not present
Allegory
A poem that can be interpreted to have hidden meaning (politi…
Allusion
Reference to something in literature and history
26 terms
English Literature Poetry Terms
Caesura
Enjambment
End- stop
Conceit
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Caesura
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Enjambment
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55 terms
Poetry Terms- English Literature
Allegory
Allusion
Anapest
apostrophe
A poem that can be interpreted to have hidden meaning (politi…
Reference to something in literature and history
a metrical foot consisting of two unaccented syllables.
speaking directly to someone not present
Allegory
A poem that can be interpreted to have hidden meaning (politi…
Allusion
Reference to something in literature and history
English Literature Poetry Terms
Narrative
Epic
Lyric
Speaker
Tells a story
Long narrative, usually about heroic people and deeds
Shorter; songlike; no plot; speakers response to an event, pe…
Person created by the author, not necessarily the author
Narrative
Tells a story
Epic
Long narrative, usually about heroic people and deeds
23 terms
English literature and poetry terms
Chiasmus
Zeugma
Antithesis (or dichotomy)
Anaphora
Reverse parallelism... Ex: "what is learned unwillingly is gladl…
Verb or subject in first clause is implied in following claus…
Establishes clear, contrasting relationship between two ideas…
Repetition of the same word(s) at the beginning of successive…
Chiasmus
Reverse parallelism... Ex: "what is learned unwillingly is gladl…
Zeugma
Verb or subject in first clause is implied in following claus…
English Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Caesura
Enjambment
The repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the…
The repetition of identical vowel sounds in different words i…
A short but definite pause used for effect within a line of p…
A line having no end punctuation but running over to the next…
Alliteration
The repetition of identical consonant sounds, most often the…
Assonance
The repetition of identical vowel sounds in different words i…
26 terms
English Poetry and Literature Terms
alliteration
assonance
eye rhyme
hyperbole
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
a similarity between words in spelling but not in pronunciati…
exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken litera…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
assonance
in poetry, the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthon…
85 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
allusion
apostrophe
cacophony
conceit
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually absent), some ab…
a harsh, unpleasant combination of sounds or tones
an ingenious and fanciful notion or conception, usually expre…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
apostrophe
a figure of speech in which someone (usually absent), some ab…
13 terms
English 1: Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Hyperbole
the repetition of an initial consonant sound
Identity or similarity in sound between internal vowels in ne…
The repetition of consonant sounds in the middle or at the en…
An extravagant statement; the use of exaggerated terms for th…
Alliteration
the repetition of an initial consonant sound
Assonance
Identity or similarity in sound between internal vowels in ne…
Poetry Terms - AP English Literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Anaphora
a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the sam…
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to anoth…
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
Alliteration
a stylistic device in which a number of words, having the sam…
Allusion
a brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
24 terms
English Literature Key Terms (Poetry)
Assonance
Sibilance
Ballad
Couplet
Repetition of vowel sounds
A type of alliteration in which the "s" sound is repeated.
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separ…
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds
Sibilance
A type of alliteration in which the "s" sound is repeated.
43 terms
AICE English Literature Poetry Terms
Ballad
Didactic Poetry
Epic
Epigram
Popular narrative song passed down orally.
Poetry that instructs.
Long, narrative poem in which a heroic protagonist engages in…
Short, often witty poem.
Ballad
Popular narrative song passed down orally.
Didactic Poetry
Poetry that instructs.
83 terms
Poetry Terms AP English Literature
Alliteration
Allusion
Amphibrach
Anapestic
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
A metrical foot consisting of a stressed syllable between two…
A metrical foot consisting of two short syllables followed by…
Alliteration
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
59 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
a form of personification in which the absent or dead are spo…
the repetition of vowel sounds in a series of words
alliteration
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds
allusion
a reference to a mythological, literary, or historical person…
72 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Accent
Alexandrine
Alliteration
Anapest
The prominence or emphasis given to a syllable or word. In th…
A line of poetry that has 12 syllables. The name probably com…
The repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning…
A metrical foot of three syllables, two short (or unstressed)…
Accent
The prominence or emphasis given to a syllable or word. In th…
Alexandrine
A line of poetry that has 12 syllables. The name probably com…
55 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
Alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
Allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
36 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Petrarchan Sonnet
Shakespearean Sonnet
Rhyming couplet
Heroic couplet
A type of sonnet that is divided in two parts. The first eigh…
A type of sonnet that is organized into three quatrains and a…
two lines of poetry that rhyme and have the same meter
two lines of poetry that rhyme and are in iambic pentameter
Petrarchan Sonnet
A type of sonnet that is divided in two parts. The first eigh…
Shakespearean Sonnet
A type of sonnet that is organized into three quatrains and a…
31 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
A brief reference to some person, historical event, work of a…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or a lin…
Allegory
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
33 terms
AP English Literature - Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Sestet
Consonance
Simile
The repetition of similar sounds, typically at the beginning…
6 line stanza.
The repetition of similar consonant sounds in a group of words.
Comparison between two things, using like or as.
Alliteration
The repetition of similar sounds, typically at the beginning…
Sestet
6 line stanza.
50 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Designed to call something to mind without truly mentioning it.
The direct opposite of something else.
Allegory
Can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
34 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
end rhyme
internal rhyme
rhyme scheme
masculine rhyme
rhyme occurring at the end of verse line
rhyme contained within a line of verse between two or more wo…
pattern of rhymes within a unit of verse
rhyme in which only the last accented syllable of the rhyming…
end rhyme
rhyme occurring at the end of verse line
internal rhyme
rhyme contained within a line of verse between two or more wo…
22 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Allegory
alliteration
allusion
Anaphora
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
the repetition of a word or phrase at the beginning of succes…
Allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
40 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
the repetition of identical consonant sounds, normally at the…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
alliteration
the repetition of identical consonant sounds, normally at the…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
31 terms
AP English Literature - Poetry terms
Alliteration
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison that does not use "like" or "as"
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Figurative language
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
14 terms
Senior English literature poetry terms
Poetry
Couplet
Stanza
Rhyme scheme
Emotionally intense and focused writibg not in prose form
A two line poem that rhymes. ... "For of all sad words of tongue…
Poetry's version of a paragraph in which each group of lines…
Overall pattern of rhyme in a poem. Rhyme scheme is the exact…
Poetry
Emotionally intense and focused writibg not in prose form
Couplet
A two line poem that rhymes. ... "For of all sad words of tongue…
69 terms
AP English Literature Poetry terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference to a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually absent, but not…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
allusion
a reference to a work of literature to something outside the…
103 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
The prominence or emphasis given to a syllable or word. In th…
Narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one.
The repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
Accent
The prominence or emphasis given to a syllable or word. In th…
Allegory
Narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one.
76 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Anapest
Antagonist
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
Two unaccented syllables followed by an accented one (as in c…
A character or force against which a main character struggles.
Allegory
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
55 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
a figure of speech in which someone, some abstract quality, o…
alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
55 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
A figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
A figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
Alliteration
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
32 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Blank Verse
Cacophony
The close repetition of initial sounds
Repetition of similar vowel sounds in words within a line of…
Unrhymed iambic pentameter verse
Use of words with sharp, harsh, hissing, and unmelodious soun…
Alliteration
The close repetition of initial sounds
Assonance
Repetition of similar vowel sounds in words within a line of…
77 terms
AP Poetry/AP English Literature Summer Terms
Allegory
Alliteration
Anapest
Assonance
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
two unaccented syllables followed by an accented one
repetition of similar vowel sounds in a line or sentence of p…
Allegory
symbolic narrative in which surface details imply secondary m…
Alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginnings…
18 terms
AQA English Literature Poetry (Power & Conflict)- Terms
Tercet
Couplet
Octet
Subvert
Stanza with 3 lines
Stanza with 2 lines
Stanza with 8 lines
To change; to reverse
Tercet
Stanza with 3 lines
Couplet
Stanza with 2 lines
79 terms
IB English A Literature Poetry Terms
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
A syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than its ne…
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
The repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant so…
An implicit or explicit reference to something in previous li…
Accent
A syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than its ne…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
16 terms
English Mid-Term poetry terms + literature ?s
Rhythm
foot
alliteration
assonance
the measured pattern of rhythmic accents in poems
a metrical unit composed of stressed and unstressed syllables
the repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
the repetition of similar vowel sounds in a sentence or line…
Rhythm
the measured pattern of rhythmic accents in poems
foot
a metrical unit composed of stressed and unstressed syllables
20 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms 1
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Repeating similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words…
A reference to something outside of the work, especially some…
Strongly contrasting words, clauses, or ideas, balanced again…
Directly addressing something figurative or absent as if it w…
Alliteration
Repeating similar consonant sounds at the beginnings of words…
Allusion
A reference to something outside of the work, especially some…
20 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms 2
Euphony
Eye Rhymes
Feminine Rhyme
Figurative Language
Combinations of words that are pleasant to the ear. The oppos…
Rhyme that is spelled as a rhyme, but doesn't quite work when…
A two-syllable rhyme, with a stressed and unstressed syllable…
Metaphor, irony, simile, anything that means something other…
Euphony
Combinations of words that are pleasant to the ear. The oppos…
Eye Rhymes
Rhyme that is spelled as a rhyme, but doesn't quite work when…
29 terms
AP English Literature Poetry Terms 3
Paradox
Parallelism
Paraphrase
Personification
A situation, action, or feeling that appears contradictory bu…
A similar grammatical structure within a line/lines of poetry…
A restatement of an idea, often for clarity.
A kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects or ideas huma…
Paradox
A situation, action, or feeling that appears contradictory bu…
Parallelism
A similar grammatical structure within a line/lines of poetry…
38 terms
Poetry Devices and Literature Terms for English Final
Diction
Detail
Imagery
Irony
Word choice
A particular part or piece of information about something or…
The formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of thi…
The expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
Diction
Word choice
Detail
A particular part or piece of information about something or…
62 terms
English literature- glossary of Literary terms- poetry
Accentual verse
Accentual-Syllabic verse
Adjective
Adverb
Verse in which the metre depends upon counting a fixed number…
The normal system of verse composition in England since the f…
A word which qualifies or modifies the meaning of a noun; as…
A word which qualifies or adds to the action of a verb: as in…
Accentual verse
Verse in which the metre depends upon counting a fixed number…
Accentual-Syllabic verse
The normal system of verse composition in England since the f…
21 terms
AP English Literature and Composition Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Blank Verse
Cacophony
Connotation
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentam…
A harsh, discordant mixture of sounds.
An idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Blank Verse
Verse without rhyme, especially that which uses iambic pentam…
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…
86 terms
AP English Common Literature and Poetry Analysis Terms
Abstract language
Allegory
Alliteration
Anachronism
Language describing ideas and qualities rather then observabl…
A narrative or description having a second meeting beneath th…
The repetition at close intervals of INITIAL and IDENTICAL co…
Assignment of something to a time when it was not in existenc…
Abstract language
Language describing ideas and qualities rather then observabl…
Allegory
A narrative or description having a second meeting beneath th…
39 terms
Poetry Devices and Literature Terms for English Final
Diction
Detail
Imagery
Irony
Word choice
A particular part or piece of information about something or…
The formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of thi…
The expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
Diction
Word choice
Detail
A particular part or piece of information about something or…
40 terms
IB English A: Language and Literature POETRY TERMS
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Repetition of consonant at beginning of two or more words or…
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
two terms, phrases, or ideas that contrast or have opposite m…
Device that allows the poet, or the narrator of a poem, to di…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant at beginning of two or more words or…
Allusion
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
10 terms
Renaissance literature vocab English poetry terms
end rhyme
slant rhyme
rhyme scheme (shakespheres)
pastoral poetry
rhyming at end of a line
an almost rhyme
abab cdcd efef ggg
simple life in the country
end rhyme
rhyming at end of a line
slant rhyme
an almost rhyme
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