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31 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
13 terms
English 2 Poetry Terms
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Tone
Comparing two dissimilar things using like or as
Comparing two dissimilar things NOT using like or as
Giving inanimate objects human characteristics
Author's attitude toward his or her subject
Simile
Comparing two dissimilar things using like or as
Metaphor
Comparing two dissimilar things NOT using like or as
31 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
47 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
15 terms
English 11: Poetry #2
Succorless
Consume
Recount
Blithe
Without aid or assistance; helpless
To us up; to eat or drink
To tell about an event or experience
Happy or joyous
Succorless
Without aid or assistance; helpless
Consume
To us up; to eat or drink
47 terms
English 2: 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
47 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
31 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
26 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
26 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
32 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
31 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
26 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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
English 2 Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
33 terms
Poetry 2, English 10
her child's independence
In "Fear," the speaker says, "I don't…
She sees that the mother's fears sprin…
because beans are simple
In "Fear," what does the speaker fear?
She knows that princesses are not truly free.
A poem's words and details give clues about the author's atti…
In "The Bean Eaters," why does Brooks choose beans as the cou…
her child's independence
In "Fear," what does the speaker fear?
In "Fear," the speaker says, "I don't…
She knows that princesses are not truly free.
28 terms
English 2 Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Figurative language
Personification
Hyperbole
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A form of language use in which writers and speakers convey s…
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
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…
16 terms
English 2 Poetry Terms
Personification
Hyperbole
Denotation
Simile
A description of an object, an animal, a pace, or an idea in…
A exaggeration for emphasis or humorous effect.
A word's literal dictionary definition
A figure of speech in which two things are compared using a p…
Personification
A description of an object, an animal, a pace, or an idea in…
Hyperbole
A exaggeration for emphasis or humorous effect.
48 terms
English 2 Poetry Unit
Sonnet (Format)
Shakespearean Sonnet (Format)
Italian Sonnet (Format)
Anaphora
14 Lines... meter: iambic... rhyme scheme: Shakespearean or Italian
ABABCDCDEFEFGG
ABBAABBA C/D/E (some kinda pattern with these)
same word beginning each line ( adds persistence as well as o…
Sonnet (Format)
14 Lines... meter: iambic... rhyme scheme: Shakespearean or Italian
Shakespearean Sonnet (Format)
ABABCDCDEFEFGG
30 terms
English 2 Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
A form of language in which writers convey more than the lite…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison without the use of "like" or "as"
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
Figurative language
A form of language in which writers convey more than the lite…
37 terms
Poetry Vocab English 2
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…
48 terms
English 2 ::Poetry Terms::
Alliteration
Assonance
Cinquain
Consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (ba- bo…
Five lines, unrhymed with 22 total syllables in the following…
A variation on alliteration where the repeated consonant soun…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Assonance
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (ba- bo…
31 terms
English Poetry Part 2
Paradox
Parallelism
Paraphrase
Personification
A situation or action or feeling that appears to be contradic…
A similar grammatical within a line or lines
A restatement of an idea in such a way to retain the meaning…
A kind of metaphor that gives inanimate objects human charact…
Paradox
A situation or action or feeling that appears to be contradic…
Parallelism
A similar grammatical within a line or lines
39 terms
Poetry Terms According to the English 2 Poetry Handbook
Alliteration
Assonance
Cinquain
Consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect.
Five lines, unrhymed with 22 total syllables in the following…
A variation on alliteration where the repeated consonant... soun…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Assonance
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect.
11 terms
English 10 - Poetry Terms 2
allusion
connotation
denotation
(literal language)
a reference within a piece of literature to another work of l…
all the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
the dictionary definition of a word
Language that means exactly what it says. The opposite of fig…
allusion
a reference within a piece of literature to another work of l…
connotation
all the meanings, associations, or emotions that a word sugge…
48 terms
English 2 ::Poetry Terms::
Alliteration
Assonance
Cinquain
Consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (ba- bo…
Five lines, unrhymed with 22 total syllables in the following…
A variation on alliteration where the repeated consonant soun…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Assonance
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (ba- bo…
41 terms
English 2 - poetry vocab
Speaker
Narrative Poetry
Lyric Poetry
Imagery
The voice that says the words of a poem
The speaks tells a story from a particular point of view
The speaker shares thoughts, feeling, and insights to create…
Is the language that appeals to the senses
Speaker
The voice that says the words of a poem
Narrative Poetry
The speaks tells a story from a particular point of view
37 terms
English 2 || Poetry
the speaker
narrative poetry
lyric poetry
imagery
- the voice that says the words of a poem. ... - may be a charac…
the speaker tells a story from a particular point of view
the speaker shares thoughts, feelings, and insights to create…
language that appeals to the senses
the speaker
- the voice that says the words of a poem. ... - may be a charac…
narrative poetry
the speaker tells a story from a particular point of view
70 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
English Comp 2 Poetry
Fixed form poetry
Open form poetry
Syllables
Patterns of stresses (Scansion)
Boundaries, rules, patterns. Uses elements like rhyme, stanza…
No boundaries. No rules or strict patterns. Patterns can exis…
A unit of word
When we marks stresses in poetry
Fixed form poetry
Boundaries, rules, patterns. Uses elements like rhyme, stanza…
Open form poetry
No boundaries. No rules or strict patterns. Patterns can exis…
27 terms
English 2: Poetry Unit
Annotation
Denotation
Connotation
Diction
Side notes(questions,comments etc)
Dictionary Definition(A female, biological parent of a child…
Literal Definiton(The woman who birthed me)
Writer's choice of word
Annotation
Side notes(questions,comments etc)
Denotation
Dictionary Definition(A female, biological parent of a child…
25 terms
English 2 Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Blank Verse
the repetition of sounds in a group of words
a reference to a person place or thing (mythological or histo…
the repetition of vowel sounds
Unrhymed lines of poetry in iambic pentameter
Alliteration
the repetition of sounds in a group of words
Allusion
a reference to a person place or thing (mythological or histo…
10 terms
English vocab poetry 2
terrarium
martyr
gleam
din
a small enclosure or container in which living plants and ani…
someone who chooses to die rather than give up his or her bel…
shining glow; flash of light
loud, continuous noise
terrarium
a small enclosure or container in which living plants and ani…
martyr
someone who chooses to die rather than give up his or her bel…
15 terms
English Poetry Vocab #2
Figurative Language
Pun
Iambic Pentameter
Free Verse
communicates ideas beyond literal or ordinary meaning
play on words that sound alike but have different meanings li…
a line of poetry that has 10 syllables-pattern of unstressed,…
poetic freedom, no rules, no rhythm
Figurative Language
communicates ideas beyond literal or ordinary meaning
Pun
play on words that sound alike but have different meanings li…
69 terms
English Exam #2 Poetry
Alliteration
Allusions
Analysis
Apostrophe
the repetition of consonant sounds either at the beginning of…
Indirect references to famous persons, events, places, or to…
Involves explication but differs by focusing on some element…
an address to an abstract figure
Alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds either at the beginning of…
Allusions
Indirect references to famous persons, events, places, or to…
23 terms
English Poetry Quiz #2
Narrative Poetry
Lyric Poetry
Ballad
Ballad Stanza
The genre including poems that tell a story
Poems that express emotion (largest genre of poetry)
Compressed narrative, traditional symbols, repetition, dialog…
Quatrains with ABAB (sometimes ABCB) rhyme scheme
Narrative Poetry
The genre including poems that tell a story
Lyric Poetry
Poems that express emotion (largest genre of poetry)
21 terms
English 2 Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Couplet
Repetition of initial, consonant sounds in nearby words
Repetition of vowel sounds within words. (ba- boon, gloom, so…
repeated consonant sounds within or at the end of the word (n…
2 Lines
Alliteration
Repetition of initial, consonant sounds in nearby words
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds within words. (ba- boon, gloom, so…
32 terms
English 2: Poetry Test
lines and stanzas
stanza
2 line stanza
3 line stanza
what is poetry is recognized by
a group of lines in a poem considered as a unit that is divid…
couplet
tercet
lines and stanzas
what is poetry is recognized by
stanza
a group of lines in a poem considered as a unit that is divid…
8 terms
English poetry 2
Figurative language
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Language not intended to me taken literally;does it dry up -H…
A comparison between two unlike things using like, as, than,…
A comparison between two things which are basically dissimila…
Giving non-human entities human characteristics;the waves bes…
Figurative language
Language not intended to me taken literally;does it dry up -H…
Simile
A comparison between two unlike things using like, as, than,…
8 terms
english poetry terms #2
blank verse
couplet
end rhyme
foot
any un-rhyming verse; usually consists of lines of iambic pen…
pair of rhymed lines (of any length or rhythm)
near duplication of sounds that takes place at ends of lines;…
combination of stressed and unstressed syllables, that make u…
blank verse
any un-rhyming verse; usually consists of lines of iambic pen…
couplet
pair of rhymed lines (of any length or rhythm)
12 terms
English Poetry Terms #2
Concrete Poetry
Dramatic Poem
Figurative Language
Haiku
one with a shape
verse that presents the speech of 1 or more characters
not meant to be interpreted literally
3 line Japanese verse form
Concrete Poetry
one with a shape
Dramatic Poem
verse that presents the speech of 1 or more characters
54 terms
English 2 Poetry Terms
lyric
narrative
epic
ode
once refered to poetry meant to be sung to music, but now dec…
poetry that tells a story
lengthy narrative poems
usually a long, complex lyric expressing profound emotion. it…
lyric
once refered to poetry meant to be sung to music, but now dec…
narrative
poetry that tells a story
31 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
9 terms
english poetry terms 2
anaphora
euphemism
hyperbole
irony
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of a line... ex:…
polite term that substitutes for something rude... ex: She was O…
overstatement, exaggeration... ex: She is taking forever to get…
paradox, incongruity, mockery, satire (say one thing but mean…
anaphora
repetition of a word or words at the beginning of a line... ex:…
euphemism
polite term that substitutes for something rude... ex: She was O…
21 terms
English 2 Poetry and Terms
Breakdown of the end of line sounds
A reference to a specific person or th…
The way the senses are involved and de…
Non-literal comparisons to put forward…
Rhyme Scheme
Allusion
Imagery
Figurative Language
Breakdown of the end of line sounds
Rhyme Scheme
A reference to a specific person or th…
Allusion
39 terms
English 2 Poetry Vocabulary
Alliteration
Assonance
Cinquain
Consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (baboon…
Fine lines, unrhymed with 22 total syllables in the following…
A variation on alliteration where the repeated consonant soun…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Assonance
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (baboon…
14 terms
English poetry term 2
Visual Imagery
aural devices
simile
metaphor
simile ... metaphor ... personification... hyperbole... paradox... oxymoron
onomatopeia ... alliteration ... assonance... consonance... rhythm... rhyme
visual imagery- a simile makes a comparison between two unlik…
visual imagery- a metaphor asks that we picture one thing as…
Visual Imagery
simile ... metaphor ... personification... hyperbole... paradox... oxymoron
aural devices
onomatopeia ... alliteration ... assonance... consonance... rhythm... rhyme
39 terms
English 2 Poetry Definitions
Alliteration
Assonance
Cinquain
Consonance
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (baboon…
Five lines, unrhymed with 22 total syllables in the following…
A variation on alliteration where the repeated consonant soun…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds, usually at the beginnings of…
Assonance
Repetition of internal vowel sounds for aural effect. (baboon…
31 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
8 terms
English 2 poetry test
Euphony
Cacophony
Enjambment
Assonance
The use of words which have a pleasant and soothing sound
The use of words with sharp,harsh sounds
The continuation from one line to the next without punctuation
The repetition of the same vowel sound in words or a phase
Euphony
The use of words which have a pleasant and soothing sound
Cacophony
The use of words with sharp,harsh sounds
31 terms
English 2 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 figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an…
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…
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