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Poetry Devices
Repeating vowel sounds within words to…
Repeating the same or similar beginnin…
A word whose sound echoes or suggests…
A phrase or sentence that spans MORE T…
assonance
alliteration
onomatopoeia
emjambment
Repeating vowel sounds within words to…
assonance
Repeating the same or similar beginnin…
alliteration
Poetry Devices
Rhyme
Rhythm
Stanzas
Enjambment
one of two or more words or phrases that end in the same soun…
A regular, repeated pattern of sounds; consider the number of…
A group of lines in a poem
When the lines in a poem "run on" to the next line or the nex…
Rhyme
one of two or more words or phrases that end in the same soun…
Rhythm
A regular, repeated pattern of sounds; consider the number of…
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Devices in Poetry
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
Assonance
Hyperbole
Repetition of the same consonant sounds that are close togeth…
Words whose sound imitates its meaning. examples: meow, ruff,…
Repetition of the same vowel sounds that are close together i…
Overstatement or exaggeration.... example: Last night I ate a to…
Alliteration
Repetition of the same consonant sounds that are close togeth…
Onomatopoeia
Words whose sound imitates its meaning. examples: meow, ruff,…
10 terms
Poetry Devices
alliteration
imagery
line breaks
metaphor
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
visual images or symbolism
the place where a line of a poem ends to mark a rhyme scheme…
when one thing is directly compared to another thing in order…
alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
imagery
visual images or symbolism
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Poetry Devices
tone
stanza
simile
metaphor
The attitude of the writer toward the subject, audience and c…
a group of two or more lines in a poem
a comparison between two unlike things using like or as
a comparison between two unlike things without using like or…
tone
The attitude of the writer toward the subject, audience and c…
stanza
a group of two or more lines in a poem
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Poetry Devices
Inference
Tone
Mood
Speaker
this is a conclusion reached by the reader on the basis of ev…
the feeling of a writer toward a subject or an audience. This…
the general feeling or emotional state created by a poem that…
the narrator of the poem, not to be confused with the author…
Inference
this is a conclusion reached by the reader on the basis of ev…
Tone
the feeling of a writer toward a subject or an audience. This…
25 terms
Poetry Devices
tone
stanza
simile
metaphor
The attitude of the writer toward the subject, audience and c…
a group of two or more lines in a poem
a comparison between two unlike things using like or as
a comparison between two unlike things without using like or…
tone
The attitude of the writer toward the subject, audience and c…
stanza
a group of two or more lines in a poem
14 terms
Poetry Devices
alliteration
figurative language
hyperbole
idiom
repetition of consonant sounds within a series of words
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
an extreme exaggeration
and expression that cannot be understood from the meanings of…
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds within a series of words
figurative language
language that uses words or expressions with a meaning that i…
8 terms
Poetry devices
rhyme
repetition
simile
metaphor
words have the same ending sounds
using the same words or phrases over and over
a comparison using the words "like" or "as"
a comparison stating that one thing is another
rhyme
words have the same ending sounds
repetition
using the same words or phrases over and over
23 terms
Poetry Devices
Onomotopeia
Alliteration
Personification
Metaphor
Words that imitate the sound they describe. "Plunk, Whiz, Pop"
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A figure of speech in which the author presents or describes…
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
Onomotopeia
Words that imitate the sound they describe. "Plunk, Whiz, Pop"
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
30 terms
Poetry Devices
Persona/Speaker
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
The narrator of a poem.
Repetition of the first letter for several words in a line (c…
Repetition of vowel sounds in a line.
Repetition of consonant sounds in a line - not the first lett…
Persona/Speaker
The narrator of a poem.
Alliteration
Repetition of the first letter for several words in a line (c…
14 terms
Poetry Devices
Personification
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
When an inanimate object has humanistic features
When you compare using 'like' or 'as'
A comparison using 'is' or 'are'; when one thing is said to b…
Exaggeration for dramatic effect
Personification
When an inanimate object has humanistic features
Simile
When you compare using 'like' or 'as'
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Devices of Poetry
METAPHOR
THEME
TOPIC
TONE
a direct comparison where two things are said to be the same.…
the message of the poem; the point the author wishes to make.
what the poem is about, the 'subject matter'.
the attitude of the writer towards the subject matter, how th…
METAPHOR
a direct comparison where two things are said to be the same.…
THEME
the message of the poem; the point the author wishes to make.
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Poetry devices
Repeating vowel sounds within words to…
Repeating the same or similar beginnin…
A word whose sound echoes or suggests…
A phrase or sentence that spans MORE T…
assonance
alliteration
onomatopoeia
emjambment
Repeating vowel sounds within words to…
assonance
Repeating the same or similar beginnin…
alliteration
13 terms
Poetry devices
Repeating vowel sounds within words to…
Repeating the same or similar beginnin…
A word whose sound echoes or suggests…
A phrase or sentence that spans MORE T…
assonance
alliteration
onomatopoeia
emjambment
Repeating vowel sounds within words to…
assonance
Repeating the same or similar beginnin…
alliteration
36 terms
Poetry Devices
Poetry
Allusion
Hyperbole
Diction
___________ is an imaginative awareness of experience express…
A(n) ___________ is a reference to a person, place, event, or…
___________ is a figure of speech that intentionally uses exa…
___________ is a writer's choice of words, phrases, and figur…
Poetry
___________ is an imaginative awareness of experience express…
Allusion
A(n) ___________ is a reference to a person, place, event, or…
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Poetry Devices
Apostrophe
Hyperbole
Antithesis
Imagery
"O western wind, when wilt thou blow/ That small rain down ca…
"At three weeks, Paul Bunyun got his family into a bit of tro…
"To err is human, to forgive is divine."
"There are the black cloud of God's wrath now hanging directl…
Apostrophe
"O western wind, when wilt thou blow/ That small rain down ca…
Hyperbole
"At three weeks, Paul Bunyun got his family into a bit of tro…
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Poetry devices
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
caesura
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds
reference to a work of literature or to and actual event pers…
figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or something…
a break or pause in the middle of a line cause by a mark of p…
alliteration
the repetition of beginning consonant sounds
allusion
reference to a work of literature or to and actual event pers…
21 terms
Poetry Devices
Imagery
Simile
Metaphor
Metonymy
The "word pictures" that writers use to help evoke an emotion…
A figure of speech using like or as to compare seemingly unli…
A figure of speech that compares or equation two or more thin…
In literature referes to the practice of not using the formal…
Imagery
The "word pictures" that writers use to help evoke an emotion…
Simile
A figure of speech using like or as to compare seemingly unli…
45 terms
Poetry Devices
Apostrophe
Assonance
Cacophony
atmosphere/mood
a figure of speech in which a person not present is addressed
is a close repetition of similar vowel sounds, usually in str…
harsh sounds introduced for poetic effect-sometimes words tha…
is the prevailing feeling that is created in a story or poem
Apostrophe
a figure of speech in which a person not present is addressed
Assonance
is a close repetition of similar vowel sounds, usually in str…
12 terms
Poetry devices
exact rhyme
metaphor
slant rhyme
alliteration
the words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sound
a direct comparison
approximate rhyme
repetition of sound in a line
exact rhyme
the words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sound
metaphor
a direct comparison
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Poetry devices
Alliteration
alliteration
assonance
assonance
The repetition of the same beginning consonant sound in sever…
his Words Were Wandering in the Wind
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
the brEEze did brEAth upon the flEEt
Alliteration
The repetition of the same beginning consonant sound in sever…
alliteration
his Words Were Wandering in the Wind
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Poetry Devices
Metaphor
Simile
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
a comparison to something
comparison using like or as
a repetition of the first letter or sound in multiple words t…
word of a sound
Metaphor
a comparison to something
Simile
comparison using like or as
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Poetry Devices
Repetition
Simile
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
Repeated use of words of phrases in order to achieve heighten…
A comparison between two unlike things, giving added meaning…
A comparison made between two things to give added meaning to…
Use of words that imitate sounds.
Repetition
Repeated use of words of phrases in order to achieve heighten…
Simile
A comparison between two unlike things, giving added meaning…
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Poetry Devices
tone
stanza
simile
metaphor
The attitude of the writer toward the subject, audience and c…
a group of two or more lines in a poem
a comparison between two unlike things using like or as
a comparison between two unlike things without using like or…
tone
The attitude of the writer toward the subject, audience and c…
stanza
a group of two or more lines in a poem
21 terms
Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
irony
connotation
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
referring to a historical event or character
the expression of one's meaning by using language that normal…
a word which is believed to have different meaning
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
referring to a historical event or character
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Poetry Devices
Assonance
Alliteration
Consonance
Onomatopoeia
The repetition of vowel sounds at any place in a series of wo…
The repetition of a sound at the beginning of a series of words
The repetition of a consonant sound at any place in a series…
The use of words whose sound makes one think of its meaning
Assonance
The repetition of vowel sounds at any place in a series of wo…
Alliteration
The repetition of a sound at the beginning of a series of words
18 terms
Poetry Devices
alliteration
assonace
repitition
meter
Repetition of consonant sounds... ex. peter picked a peck of pic…
repetition of vowel sounds... ex. the rain in Spain falls mainly…
Repeating a word, phrase, or idea for emphasis or rhythmic ef…
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds... ex. peter picked a peck of pic…
assonace
repetition of vowel sounds... ex. the rain in Spain falls mainly…
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poetry devices
alliteration
accent stress
antithesis
apostrophe
The repetition of the same initial sounds (vowels or consonan…
the emphasis put on a word or syllables
A direct opposite, a contrast (Good is the ____ of evil.)agai…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
alliteration
The repetition of the same initial sounds (vowels or consonan…
accent stress
the emphasis put on a word or syllables
13 terms
Poetry Devices
alliteration
figurative language
simile
metaphor
the repetition of consonant sounds at the BEGINNING of words…
writing or speech not meant to be taken literally
A comparison of two unlike things using the words "like" or "…
A figure of speech in which something is described as though…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the BEGINNING of words…
figurative language
writing or speech not meant to be taken literally
9 terms
Poetry Devices
Simile
Metaphor
Hyperbole
Symbol
Comparing two unlike things using like or as
Comparing two unlike things without using like or as
Extreme exaggeration
...
Simile
Comparing two unlike things using like or as
Metaphor
Comparing two unlike things without using like or as
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Poetry Devices
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 another character struggle…
Allegory
A symbolic narrative in which the surface details imply a sec…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds, especially at the beginni…
15 terms
Poetry Devices
stanza
speaker
rhythm
meter
Group of lines in a poem
voice that is speaking the poem; not always the poet
the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in each line
regular pattern of rhythm
stanza
Group of lines in a poem
speaker
voice that is speaking the poem; not always the poet
15 terms
Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Couplet
Simile
Metaphor
Alliteration
Couplet
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Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Consonance
Onomatopoeia
Repetition
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Repetition of consonant sounds.
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds.
23 terms
Poetry Devices
alliteration
assonance
meter
rhyme
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.
the rhythmical pattern of a poem.
the repetition of sounds at the end of words.
alliteration
the repetition of similar consonant sounds, normally at the b…
assonance
the repetition of identical or similar vowel sounds.
23 terms
Poetry Devices
Allusion
apostrophe
alliteration
assonance
reference to another work of literature, historical event, fa…
narrator directly addresses personified abstract or someone n…
repetition of initial vowel or consonant sounds at beginning…
repetition of similar vowels
Allusion
reference to another work of literature, historical event, fa…
apostrophe
narrator directly addresses personified abstract or someone n…
10 terms
Poetry Devices
Allusion
Apostrophe
Connotation
Denotation
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
All the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
Literal meaning of a word
Allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
Apostrophe
A figure of speech in which someone absent or dead or somethi…
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devices of poetry
alliteration
couplet
imagery
metaphor
the repetition of initial sounds
2 consecutive lines of verses with end rhyme
words or phrases that appeal to one or more of the 5 sentences
compares to unlike objects without using like or as
alliteration
the repetition of initial sounds
couplet
2 consecutive lines of verses with end rhyme
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Poetry Devices
onomatopoeia
repetition
assonance
figurative language
sound and sense in a word
repeating
repetition of the same vowel sound
not literal
onomatopoeia
sound and sense in a word
repetition
repeating
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Poetry Terms and Sound Devices
metaphor
simile
hyperbole
allusion
a figure of speech comparing two different things
a comparison using like or as
purposeful exaggeration for effect
a reference to another work of literature, person, or event
metaphor
a figure of speech comparing two different things
simile
a comparison using like or as
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Poetry structural devices
alliteration
rhyme
rhythm
enjambment
Repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words placed ne…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
The beat of syllables within a line of poetry
A run-on line of poetry in which logical and grammatical sens…
alliteration
Repeated consonant sounds at the beginning of words placed ne…
rhyme
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
18 terms
Poetry Devices
What is a Simile?
What is a Metaphor?
What is a Onomatopoeia?
What is a Hyperbole?
It is when you compare two things using "like" or "as" in the…
It is when you compare two things that aren't the same by say…
It is a word that imitates a sound.
It is when you over exaggerate something to emphasize words o…
What is a Simile?
It is when you compare two things using "like" or "as" in the…
What is a Metaphor?
It is when you compare two things that aren't the same by say…
29 terms
English Poetry - Poetic Devices
Tone
Oxymoron
Mood
Meter
The style or expression of the poem
Two words next to each other that have opposite meanings (e.g…
The atmosphere that awakes certain feelings in the reader
A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
Tone
The style or expression of the poem
Oxymoron
Two words next to each other that have opposite meanings (e.g…
18 terms
Poetry Devices
What is a Simile?
What is a Metaphor?
What is a Onomatopoeia?
What is a Hyperbole?
It is when you compare two things using "like" or "as" in the…
It is when you compare two things that aren't the same by say…
It is a word that imitates a sound.
It is when you over exaggerate something to emphasize words o…
What is a Simile?
It is when you compare two things using "like" or "as" in the…
What is a Metaphor?
It is when you compare two things that aren't the same by say…
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Poetry Terms and Devices
Simile
Metaphor
alliteration
personification
comparison between two unlike objects using the words LIKE or…
a direct comparison between two unlike objects using such wor…
use of initial consonant sounds to create a smooth pleasing c…
technique that gives human qualities to objects, ideas, or ot…
Simile
comparison between two unlike objects using the words LIKE or…
Metaphor
a direct comparison between two unlike objects using such wor…
21 terms
Poetry Literary Devices
Alliteration
Alliteration 1
Alliteration 2
Onomatopeia
The repetition of a sound at the beginning of two or more nei…
1 ... Nobody noogers the shaff of a sloo.... Nobody slimbers a we…
2 ... Sing a Song of seasons!... Something bright in all!... Flowe…
the use of a word or phrase that imitates or suggests the sou…
Alliteration
The repetition of a sound at the beginning of two or more nei…
Alliteration 1
1 ... Nobody noogers the shaff of a sloo.... Nobody slimbers a we…
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Poetry Test: Poetry Devices
Alliteration
Allusion
Anapest
Assonance
number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occur…
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature…
A metrical foot consisting of two unaccented syllables, follo…
Repetition at close intervals of the vowel sounds of accented…
Alliteration
number of words, having the same first consonant sound, occur…
Allusion
A reference, explicit or implicit, to something in literature…
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Poetry Devices
Denouement
Rhyming Couplet
Quatrain
Exposition
The resolutions of an issue/final outcome of a story
Two lines of the same length that rhyme and complete a thought
A stanza of four lines, having alternate rhymes
Introduces background information
Denouement
The resolutions of an issue/final outcome of a story
Rhyming Couplet
Two lines of the same length that rhyme and complete a thought
18 terms
Poetry Devices
Assonance
Rhyming couplet
Metaphor
Simile
The repetition of a similar sound in a sentence
Two sentences of similar length that rhyme and complete one t…
Comparing something to another without using like or as/a fig…
To compare something with another using the words like or as.
Assonance
The repetition of a similar sound in a sentence
Rhyming couplet
Two sentences of similar length that rhyme and complete one t…
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