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53 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Rhyme
slant rhyme
masculine
feminine
words that sound alike
when the sounds are close and the words possess a number of t…
rhymes that end in accented syllables
rhymes that end in unaccented syllables
Rhyme
words that sound alike
slant rhyme
when the sounds are close and the words possess a number of t…
30 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Apostrophe
Assonance
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds ... Ex: Sally sells…
Reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cu…
When a writer or a speaker addresses an imaginary character i…
The repetition of similar vowel sounds... Ex: The engineer held…
Alliteration
The repetition of beginning consonant sounds ... Ex: Sally sells…
Allusion
Reference to a person, place, thing or idea of historical, cu…
30 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
anachronism
tale in a verse or prose in which the characters all represen…
the repetition of initial consonant sounds of words as in "da…
a reference to something in literature, mytholoy, history, or…
a person, object,thing or even that is chronologically put ou…
allegory
tale in a verse or prose in which the characters all represen…
alliteration
the repetition of initial consonant sounds of words as in "da…
65 terms
AP Literature (Poetry Terms)
accent
allegory
alliteration
analogy
the prominence of emphasis given to a syllable or word. in th…
a narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one.
the repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning…
a likeliness or similarity between things that are otherwise…
accent
the prominence of emphasis given to a syllable or word. in th…
allegory
a narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one.
32 terms
AP Literature Poetry Vocabulary
similie
metaphor
irony
hyperbole
Compares two or more different things using "like" or "as"
A direct comparison between two unlike things, saying one thi…
A contrast or an incongruity between what is stated and what…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
similie
Compares two or more different things using "like" or "as"
metaphor
A direct comparison between two unlike things, saying one thi…
28 terms
AP literature: poetry terms
Allegory
Apostrophe
Assonance
Aubade
can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
addresses an imaginary character
repetition of a sound or vowel
poem appropriate to the dawn or morning
Allegory
can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning
Apostrophe
addresses an imaginary character
AP Literature: Poetry Terms
Lyric
Narrative
Sonnet
Shakespearean Sonnet
subjective, reflective poetry, regular rhyme scheme and meter…
nondramatic, objective, regular rhyme scheme and meter, relat…
rigid 14 line verse form, variable structure and rhyme scheme
3 quatrains and concluding couplet in iambic pentameter
Lyric
subjective, reflective poetry, regular rhyme scheme and meter…
Narrative
nondramatic, objective, regular rhyme scheme and meter, relat…
27 terms
AP literature Terms Poetry
aubade
ballad
elegy
epigram
lyric poem delivered at dawn or about dawn, renewal, love blo…
a song-like poem
a type of literature defined as a song or poem that expresses…
a short poem or verse that seeks to ridicule a thought or eve…
aubade
lyric poem delivered at dawn or about dawn, renewal, love blo…
ballad
a song-like poem
16 terms
AP literature poetry vocab
Meter
"The foot"
Iamb
Trochee
Basic rhythm
Pattern of syllables (meter) ... Unstressed v. Stressed
Unstressed-stressed
Stressed-unstressed
Meter
Basic rhythm
"The foot"
Pattern of syllables (meter) ... Unstressed v. Stressed
39 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Sonnet
Stanza
Symbol
Tercet
Normally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem
Usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the s…
Something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of somethi…
A stanza of three lines in which each line ends with the same…
Sonnet
Normally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem
Stanza
Usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the s…
36 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Anachronism
Anecdote
Antithesis
Aphorism
something(person, subject) that is mistakenly placed in a tim…
a short story about an interesting event
two things/concepts that are directly opposite to each other…
a short phrase that expresses a true or wise idea
Anachronism
something(person, subject) that is mistakenly placed in a tim…
Anecdote
a short story about an interesting event
35 terms
Poetry AP Literature
Syntax
Denotation
Connotation
Imagery
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
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…
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
Syntax
the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed se…
Denotation
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
AP Literature Poetry Terms
End Rhyme
Internal Rhyme
Rhyme Scheme
Masculine Rhyme
Rhyme occurring at the end of verse line; most common rhyme f…
Rhyme contained within a line of verse between two or more wo…
Pattern of rhymes within a unit of verse; in analysis, each e…
Rhyme in which only the last accented syllable of the rhyming…
End Rhyme
Rhyme occurring at the end of verse line; most common rhyme f…
Internal Rhyme
Rhyme contained within a line of verse between two or more wo…
57 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
anadiplosis
repetition of consonant sounds at the BEGINNING of several wo…
a reference to another literary work
the deliberate repetition of a phrase or word at the beginnin…
the repetition of the final words of a line at the beginning…
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the BEGINNING of several wo…
allusion
a reference to another literary work
33 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
Repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds
Reference in a work of literature to something outside the wo…
A figure of speech characterized by strongly contrasting word…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually, but not always…
Alliteration
Repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds
Allusion
Reference in a work of literature to something outside the wo…
45 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Simile
Sonnet
Stanza
Symbol
A directly expressed comparison; a figure of speech comparing…
Normally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem
Usually a repeated grouping of three or more lines with the s…
Something that is simultaneously itself and a sign of somethi…
Simile
A directly expressed comparison; a figure of speech comparing…
Sonnet
Normally a fourteen-line iambic pentameter poem
103 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Specific language
General language
Concrete diction
Abstract diction
Words referring to objects or conditions that may be perceive…
Words referring to broad classes of persons, objects, or phen…
words that describe exact and particular conditions or qualit…
language describing qualities that are rarefied and theoretic…
Specific language
Words referring to objects or conditions that may be perceive…
General language
Words referring to broad classes of persons, objects, or phen…
58 terms
Poetry Terminology (AP Literature)
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Antithesis
the repetition of the same consonant, or beginning several wo…
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
a technique by which a writer deliberately suggests two or mo…
A statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced. Words,…
Alliteration
the repetition of the same consonant, or beginning several wo…
Allusion
a reference in a literary work to a person, place, or thing i…
40 terms
AP Literature Poetry Devices
figure of speech
trope
apostrophe
hyperbole
A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare di…
Artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
figure of speech
A device used to produce figurative language. Many compare di…
trope
Artful diction; the use of language in a nonliteral way; also…
55 terms
AP Literature- Poetry
Alliteration
Structure
Form
Continuous Form
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
The internal organization of the poem; the arrangement of ide…
The external pattern on the poem; the silhouette organized by…
Does not follow a distinct pattern, lines follow each other w…
Alliteration
The repetition of initial consonant sounds
Structure
The internal organization of the poem; the arrangement of ide…
15 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
alliteration
allusion
antithesis
apostrophe
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
A reference in a work or 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 or literature to something outside the…
134 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
allegory
allusion
analogy
anaphora
A figurative illustration of truths or generalizations about…
An implied or indirect reference to something assumed to be k…
an agreement or similarity in some particulars between things…
The repetition of a word or expression at the beginning of su…
allegory
A figurative illustration of truths or generalizations about…
allusion
An implied or indirect reference to something assumed to be k…
136 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
verse
paraphrase
summary
theme
any composition in lines of more or less regular rhythm, usua…
putting a poem in our own words; more ample than summary
a brief condensation of gist
the overall meaning of the poem, or central thought
verse
any composition in lines of more or less regular rhythm, usua…
paraphrase
putting a poem in our own words; more ample than summary
20 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Couplet
Tercet
Quatrain
Quintain
A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separ…
3 line stanza
4 line stanza
5 line stanza
Couplet
A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separ…
Tercet
3 line stanza
16 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Thespis
Aristotle
Sophocles
Chorus
the first actor to step out of the chorus
came up with the elements of tragedy; had to have plot or pat…
wrote Oedipus Rex & Antigone;
group of singers/dancers that comment on the actions of the c…
Thespis
the first actor to step out of the chorus
Aristotle
came up with the elements of tragedy; had to have plot or pat…
46 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Repetition
Alliteration
Assonance
Poetic Feet
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
Repetition of consonant sounds
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
Any of various fixed combinations or groups of stressed and u…
Repetition
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
35 terms
AP Literature Poetry
verse
lyric poetry
narrative poetry
dramatic monologue
the general meanings, includes the line of metrical meaning,…
a short poem that is written in repeating stanzas, perception…
a verse involving events, character and what the character sa…
a poem in which a poetic speaker addresses either the reader…
verse
the general meanings, includes the line of metrical meaning,…
lyric poetry
a short poem that is written in repeating stanzas, perception…
40 terms
AP Literature: Poetry Fundamentals
Stanza
Heroic Couplet (Couplet Couplet)
Terza Rima
Limerick
A division of poem based on thought or form. (Stanzas based o…
Consisted of 2 successive rhyming verses that contain a compl…
3-line stanza with interlaced or interwoven rhyme scheme: a-b…
5-line stanza nonsense poem. with anapestic (- - v) meter. Us…
Stanza
A division of poem based on thought or form. (Stanzas based o…
Heroic Couplet (Couplet Couplet)
Consisted of 2 successive rhyming verses that contain a compl…
36 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
End-stopped lines
Enjambment
Rhyme
End rhyme
A line of verse that makes sense on its own, with a clear pau…
Verse in which the sense runs on from one line to the next; n…
Similarity or likeness of sound existing between two words
Rhyming of words that appear at end of two or more lines of p…
End-stopped lines
A line of verse that makes sense on its own, with a clear pau…
Enjambment
Verse in which the sense runs on from one line to the next; n…
32 terms
AP Literature Poetry
apostrophe
accent
allegory
alliteration
figure of speech in which someone absent or something nonhuma…
the same as, "stress", a syllable given more prominence in pr…
narrative or description that has a second meaning beneath th…
the repetition at close intervals of the initial consonant so…
apostrophe
figure of speech in which someone absent or something nonhuma…
accent
the same as, "stress", a syllable given more prominence in pr…
29 terms
Ap literature poetry vocab
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapest
Apostrophe
Use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
A reference to a well known person, place or thing
Unstressed,unstressed, stressed syllable
Address to an absent or imaginary person
Alliteration
Use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed s…
Allusion
A reference to a well known person, place or thing
38 terms
AP LIterature Poetry Test
iambic
heroic couplets
allusion
pentameter
A poetic structure consisting of short, unstressed syllables…
A pair of rhyming lines written in iambic pentameter that are…
An indirect or passing reference.
A poem structured with five feet per line.
iambic
A poetic structure consisting of short, unstressed syllables…
heroic couplets
A pair of rhyming lines written in iambic pentameter that are…
70 terms
AP Literature Poetry Vocabulary
Lyric
Narrative
Ode
Ballad
Subjective, reflective poetry... Reg. rhyme scheme... Poet's though…
Non-dramatic, objective verse... Reg. rhyme scheme and meter... Rel…
Elaborate lyric verse... Serious, dignified theme
Any light, simply song (esp. sentimental or romantic)... Having…
Lyric
Subjective, reflective poetry... Reg. rhyme scheme... Poet's though…
Narrative
Non-dramatic, objective verse... Reg. rhyme scheme and meter... Rel…
20 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Dramatic Poem
Elegy
End-stopped
Enjambment
a poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or eleme…
a sustained and formal poem setting forth the poet's meditati…
a line with a pause at the end. Lines that end with a period,…
the continuation of the sense and grammatical construction fr…
Dramatic Poem
a poem which employs a dramatic form or some element or eleme…
Elegy
a sustained and formal poem setting forth the poet's meditati…
70 terms
Ap literature poetry terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Antithesis
Apostrophe
The repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds norma…
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 norma…
Allusion
A reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
37 terms
AP Literature Poetry
Imagery -Visual
Imagery- Gustatory
Imagery- Auditory
Imagery- Tactile
Related to sight
Related to taste
Related to sound
Related to touch
Imagery -Visual
Related to sight
Imagery- Gustatory
Related to taste
19 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
blank verse
cadence
couplet
end rhyme
unrhymed iambic pentameter, similar to normal speech
the rise and fall of spoken language
two successive rhymes lines that are equal in length
rhyme that comes at end of verse
blank verse
unrhymed iambic pentameter, similar to normal speech
cadence
the rise and fall of spoken language
65 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
Analogy
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 likeness or similarity between things that are otherwise un…
Accent
The prominence or emphasis given to a syllable or word. In th…
Allegory
narrative having a second meaning beneath the surface one.
8 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Acepahlous
Alliteration
Anapestic / anapest
Anaphora
Coming from the Greek word for "headless," these lines are li…
A device in which a number of words that have the same first…
A foot or unit of poetry consisting of two light syllables fo…
The literary and rhetorical device in which a word or group o…
Acepahlous
Coming from the Greek word for "headless," these lines are li…
Alliteration
A device in which a number of words that have the same first…
22 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
couplet
quatrain
octave
ballad stanza
2 lines of verse w/ a-a rhyme
4 rhymed lines of verse
eight line stanza or the first eight lines of a sonnet
4 lines w/ a rhyme scheme of a-b-c-b (1st and 3rd lines = tet…
couplet
2 lines of verse w/ a-a rhyme
quatrain
4 rhymed lines of verse
36 terms
AP literature poetry terms
aliteration
assonance
free verse
imagery
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
the repetition of the sound of a vowel (e.g., penitence, reti…
poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
visually descriptive or figurative language, especially in a…
aliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
assonance
the repetition of the sound of a vowel (e.g., penitence, reti…
62 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
scansion
foot
meter
iamb
the analysis of a poem's form and meter
The basic building block of poetry. It is composed of a patte…
a pattern of beats or accents (a particular stress pattern is…
(to day) (be cause): unstressed, stressed
scansion
the analysis of a poem's form and meter
foot
The basic building block of poetry. It is composed of a patte…
56 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
a figure of speech in which someone (usually absent), some ab…
the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds. "A land…
Alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
allusion
a reference in a work of literature to something outside the…
61 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
allegory
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
an indirect or passing reference
figure of speech where a poet addresses an absent person, an…
allegory
a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
41 terms
AP Literature: Poetry Terms
Accent
Anapest
Ballad
Blank verse
Where the stress is in a syllable
Unstressed/unstressed/stressed
A narrative poem/song
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
Accent
Where the stress is in a syllable
Anapest
Unstressed/unstressed/stressed
48 terms
Poetry Terms AP Literature
alliteration
allusion
ambiguity
antithesis
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Uncertainty or inexactness of meaning in language
A figure of speech in which an opposition or contrast of idea…
alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
allusion
An expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
16 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Blank Verse
Dactyl
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds
unrhymed iambic pentameter.... most of Shakespearean plays ar…
a metrical foot of three syllables, an accented syllable foll…
Alliteration
the repetition of identical or similar consonant sounds, norm…
Assonance
the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds
50 terms
AP Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Analogy
Apostrophe
Two or more words of a word group with the same letter
A brief, intentional reference to a historical, mythic, or li…
comparison in which an idea or a thing is compared to another…
An address to a dead or absent person, or personification as…
Alliteration
Two or more words of a word group with the same letter
Allusion
A brief, intentional reference to a historical, mythic, or li…
20 terms
AP literature Poetry Terms
allusion
apostrophe
caesura
diction
a brief reference to a person, place, thing, event or idea in…
a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
a pause in a line often indicated by punctuation
a writers choice of words
allusion
a brief reference to a person, place, thing, event or idea in…
apostrophe
a figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
65 terms
AP Literature Poetry
Allegory
Alliteration
Anapest
Antecedent
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A metrical foot consisting of two unaccented syllables follow…
A preceding event; a forerunner; a precursor
Allegory
A literary work in which characters, objects, or actions repr…
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
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