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18 terms
Poetry Terminology
alliteration
onomatopoeia
rhyme
simile
occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of clo…
using words that imitate the sound that they are associated w…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words, Identical or very s…
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
alliteration
occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of clo…
onomatopoeia
using words that imitate the sound that they are associated w…
23 terms
Poetry Terminology
Imagery
Sensory details
Tone
Personification
Word pictures that appeal to the senses
The language and descriptions a writer uses to create images
The attitude portrayed by the speaker of a poem
A figure of speech in which non-human things are given human…
Imagery
Word pictures that appeal to the senses
Sensory details
The language and descriptions a writer uses to create images
Poetry Terminology
stanza
meter
setting
speaker
A group of lines in a poem
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
The context in time and place in which the action of a story…
A term used for the author, speaker, or the person whose pers…
stanza
A group of lines in a poem
meter
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
20 terms
Poetry Terminology
alliteration
assonance
consonance
repetition
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
the repetition of vowel sounds anywhere in words
the repetition of consonant sounds anywhere in words
uses the same phrase or word more than once, for emphasis or…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds anywhere in words
20 terms
Poetry Terminology
Rhythm
Rhyme
Onomatopoeia
Simile
The pattern of metrical feet.
Correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words.
Words that mimic the sounds they describe.
A comparison using 'like' or 'as'.
Rhythm
The pattern of metrical feet.
Rhyme
Correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words.
114 terms
Poetry Terminology
Masculine Rhyme
Metaphor
Meter
Metonymy
A rhyme in which the repeated accented vowel sound is in the…
A figure of speech in which an implicit comparison is made be…
The regular patterns of accent that underlie metrical verse;…
A figure of speech in which some significant aspect or detail…
Masculine Rhyme
A rhyme in which the repeated accented vowel sound is in the…
Metaphor
A figure of speech in which an implicit comparison is made be…
15 terms
Poetry Terminology
metaphor
stanza
poet
speaker
A comparison between two things (e.g. the frozen river that r…
Another word for a verse of poetry = s_ _ _ _ _
The person who writes a poem is called a _ _ _ _
Another word for a narrator in a poem = s_ _ _ _ _ _
metaphor
A comparison between two things (e.g. the frozen river that r…
stanza
Another word for a verse of poetry = s_ _ _ _ _
Poetry Terminology
alliteration
allusion
apostrophe
assonance
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: "She sells sea-shells dow…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
A figure of speech that directly addresses an absent or imagi…
Repetition of a vowel sound within two or more words in close…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds. EX: "She sells sea-shells dow…
allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
29 terms
Poetry Terminology
Acrostic
Ballad
Conrete poem
Couplet
verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line…
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
Creates a visual of what it is speaking of
A pair of rhymed lines that may or may not constitute a separ…
Acrostic
verse in which certain letters such as the first in each line…
Ballad
A narrative poem written in four-line stanzas, characterized…
37 terms
Poetry Terminology
meter
iambic foot
trochiac foot
anapestic foot
the number of feet (i.e. usually equals the number of stresse…
unstressed followed by stressed syllable (unite)
stressed syllable followed by an unstressed (unit)
2 unstressed syllables followed by a stressed (cameroon)
meter
the number of feet (i.e. usually equals the number of stresse…
iambic foot
unstressed followed by stressed syllable (unite)
25 terms
Poetry Terminology
Haiku
Limerick
Ballad
Narrative Poetry
A Japanese form of poetry, which gives a brief description of…
A 5-line, rhymed, rhythmic verse, usually humorous
A narrative poem which is, or originally was, meant to be sun…
Poetry that tells a story (plot, character, setting)
Haiku
A Japanese form of poetry, which gives a brief description of…
Limerick
A 5-line, rhymed, rhythmic verse, usually humorous
Poetry Terminology
stanza
prose
rhyme
alliteration
a group of lines of poetry forming a unit of a poem... eg.... Here…
written language in its ordinary form rather than poetry
words that rhyme have the same last sound... eg. "now" and "cow"…
the use, especially in poetry, of the same sound or sounds, e…
stanza
a group of lines of poetry forming a unit of a poem... eg.... Here…
prose
written language in its ordinary form rather than poetry
35 terms
Poetry Terminology
Rule of P-3
How to preview a poem
1st Reading
2nd Reading
Preview, then read three times
Read the title; examine the structure/shape, notice repeated…
read for enjoyment; get a feeling for the poem
read for meaning; look for clues to understand what the autho…
Rule of P-3
Preview, then read three times
How to preview a poem
Read the title; examine the structure/shape, notice repeated…
Poetry Terminology
figurative language
imagery
metaphor
simile
Language that draws comparisons between images and/or ideas w…
A picture or impression made with words, which appeals to any…
a figure of speech that makes a comparison between two things…
A comparison of two images using "like," "as," or "as if."
figurative language
Language that draws comparisons between images and/or ideas w…
imagery
A picture or impression made with words, which appeals to any…
23 terms
Poetry Terminology
Anaphora
Alliteration
Assonance
Imagery
The deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
Repetition of consonant sounds for stylistic effect
Repetition of vowel sounds for stylistic effect
Language and description that appeals to our five senses
Anaphora
The deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds for stylistic effect
8 terms
Poetry Terminology
alliteration
assonance
couplet
enjambement
The repetition of the same consonant sounds at any place, but…
...
...
when a phrase continues onto the next line without a pause... E…
alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant sounds at any place, but…
assonance
...
25 terms
Poetry Terminology
This gives inanimate objects human qua…
word choice the writer uses to create…
word choice
This is a comparison of two unlike thi…
personification
imagery
diction
simile
This gives inanimate objects human qua…
personification
word choice the writer uses to create…
imagery
23 terms
Poetry terminology
alliteration
onomatopoeia
rhyme
rhythm
occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning or sou…
using words that imitate the sound that they are associated w…
a short poem in which the sound of the word or syllable at th…
measured flow of words and phrases in verse or prose as deter…
alliteration
occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning or sou…
onomatopoeia
using words that imitate the sound that they are associated w…
52 terms
Poetry Terminology
accent
alliteration
allusion
anaphora
an emphasis placed on a syllable in speech. In English, accen…
the repetition of a consonant sound. Strictly speaking, allit…
a brief, sometimes indirect reference in a text to a person,…
the repetition of the same word at the beginning of lines of…
accent
an emphasis placed on a syllable in speech. In English, accen…
alliteration
the repetition of a consonant sound. Strictly speaking, allit…
8 terms
poetry terminology
alliteration
stanza
rhyming couplet
simile
consecutive words start with the same letter
verse of a poem
two consecutive lines that rhyme
a comparison using like or as
alliteration
consecutive words start with the same letter
stanza
verse of a poem
42 terms
poetry terminology
free verse
denotation
odes
sonnets
does not follow a fixed pattern
a word's definition
poems of praise that often exhibit complex metrical patterns,…
14-line poems in which each line consists of five iambic feet
free verse
does not follow a fixed pattern
denotation
a word's definition
71 terms
Poetry Terminology
Accent
Allegory
Alliteration
Allusion
a syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than others
a narrative/description with a second meaning beneath
the repetition of initial (beginning) consonant sounds
a reference to something in literature or history
Accent
a syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than others
Allegory
a narrative/description with a second meaning beneath
Poetry Terminology
Alliteration
Allusion
Hyperbole
Metaphor
a group of words that have the same beginning letter or sound
a reference to something (usually well-known) that is either…
an exaggerated statement or idea that's not meant to be taken…
a comparison between two dissimilar things that does not use…
Alliteration
a group of words that have the same beginning letter or sound
Allusion
a reference to something (usually well-known) that is either…
25 terms
Poetry Terminology
Prose
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Ordinary writing that is not poetry
A comparison without using like or as
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Prose
Ordinary writing that is not poetry
Metaphor
A comparison without using like or as
17 terms
Poetry terminology
Verse
Ryhme
Ryhme scheme
End rhyme
Poetry
Vowel-consonant combinations that repeat in middle or end of…
Pattern of end ryhme, such as aabb, abba, or abda, etc.
Words at end of lines ryhme
Verse
Poetry
Ryhme
Vowel-consonant combinations that repeat in middle or end of…
Poetry terminology
alliteration
onomatopoeia
rhyme
simile
occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning or sou…
using words that imitate the sound that they are associated w…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words, Identical or very s…
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
alliteration
occurence of the same letter or sound at the beginning or sou…
onomatopoeia
using words that imitate the sound that they are associated w…
18 terms
Poetry Terminology
Anaphora
Cadence
Caesura
Chiasmus
The repetition of the same word at the beginning of successiv…
The way a poem sounds in rhythm/pace etc.
A pause in the middle of a line of verse.
'Fair is found, foul is fair'
Anaphora
The repetition of the same word at the beginning of successiv…
Cadence
The way a poem sounds in rhythm/pace etc.
29 terms
Poetry Terminology
Figurative Language
Metaphor
Simile
Symbol
language that uses figures of speech -- words not meant to be…
figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as if it wer…
figure of speech in which "like" or "as" is used to make a co…
an image that stands for more than it denotes literally
Figurative Language
language that uses figures of speech -- words not meant to be…
Metaphor
figure of speech in which one thing is spoken of as if it wer…
22 terms
Poetry Terminology
poetry
diction
speaker
stanza
type of literature where words are chosen and arranged in spe…
word choice
person who is telling/reciting the poem
stanza: poem :: paragraph : prose
poetry
type of literature where words are chosen and arranged in spe…
diction
word choice
18 terms
Poetry Terminology
Imagery
Sensory details
Tone
Personification
Word pictures that appeal to the senses
The language and descriptions a writer uses to create images
The attitude portrayed by the speaker of a poem
A figure of speech in which non-human things are given human…
Imagery
Word pictures that appeal to the senses
Sensory details
The language and descriptions a writer uses to create images
Poetry Terminology
Asyndenton
Polysyndenton
Anastrophe
Dactyl
The deliberate ommision of conjunctions from a series of rela…
Addition of conjunctions
In Greek, it literally means "a turning back or about" It is…
A heavy stress followed by two light stresses... Ex. Tennyson "…
Asyndenton
The deliberate ommision of conjunctions from a series of rela…
Polysyndenton
Addition of conjunctions
Poetry Terminology
imagery
poetic diction
poetic inversion
colloquialism
details that convey sense impressions, usually visual, but ca…
the idea that poetry and its words should be "better than ave…
inverted word order to maintain a rhyme or meter or for empha…
an ordinary expression; commonly found in modern poetry
imagery
details that convey sense impressions, usually visual, but ca…
poetic diction
the idea that poetry and its words should be "better than ave…
29 terms
Poetry Terminology
Persona
Stanza
Scansion
Explication
Fictional voice represented in a poem
How lines are grouped in poetry
Placing dashing over the top of words to count syllables and…
Unpacking and analyzing the details of a poem
Persona
Fictional voice represented in a poem
Stanza
How lines are grouped in poetry
Poetry Terminology
Alliteration
Assonance
Sibilance
Plosive sounds
The repetition of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
When two or more words close to one another repeat the same v…
Repetition of the s, z, sh sounds.
b p t or d sounds.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Assonance
When two or more words close to one another repeat the same v…
21 terms
Poetry terminology
Ballad
Concrete
Lyric
Narrative
A long poem that usually tells a story, set with music
A poem that's meaning is demonstrated by words,letters, forma…
A short poem with intense feeling and emotion
A poem that tells a story, it may or may not rhyme
Ballad
A long poem that usually tells a story, set with music
Concrete
A poem that's meaning is demonstrated by words,letters, forma…
Poetry Terminology
Rhyme
End Rhyme
Internal Rhyme
Rhyme Scheme
The repetition of sounds
A rhyme which occurs at the end of a line of poetry.
A rhyme which occurs within a line of poetry.
The determining of the patterns of the end rhymes.
Rhyme
The repetition of sounds
End Rhyme
A rhyme which occurs at the end of a line of poetry.
57 terms
Poetry Terminology
Alliteration
Allusion
Ambiguity
Antithesis
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
The multiple meanings, either intentional or unintentional, o…
A statement in which two opposing ideas are balanced
Alliteration
It is a stylistic device in which a number of words, having t…
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
39 terms
Poetry Terminology
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Onomatopoeia
use of same consonance or sound that the beginning of each word
repetition of a vowel sound
rep consonance anywhere
a word who's sound echos its meaning
Alliteration
use of same consonance or sound that the beginning of each word
Assonance
repetition of a vowel sound
24 terms
Poetry Terminology
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Ballad
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
A brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, place…
The repetition of vowel sounds in a chunk of text.
A story/narrative in poetic form.
Alliteration
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Allusion
A brief reference to a real or fictional person, event, place…
7 terms
poetry terminology
alliteration
assonance
consonance
hyperbole
repetition of initial consonant sounds within a line of verse
repetition of vowel sounds
repetition of consonant sounds within a line of verse
exaggeration for the purpose of emphasis
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds within a line of verse
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds
33 terms
Poetry Terminology
imagery
metaphor
simile
personification
descriptions that appeal to the five senses
comparison that does not use "like" or "as"
comparison that does use "like" or "as"
giving human qualities to non-human things
imagery
descriptions that appeal to the five senses
metaphor
comparison that does not use "like" or "as"
18 terms
Poetry Terminology
Rhythm
Melody
Rhyme
Onomatopoeia
A term used to refer to the recurrence of stressed and unstre…
Sounds that are pleasant because of tone or arrangement, esp…
Identical or very similar recurring final sounds in words usu…
A word that imitates the sound it represents. Sizzle, clap, d…
Rhythm
A term used to refer to the recurrence of stressed and unstre…
Melody
Sounds that are pleasant because of tone or arrangement, esp…
Poetry Terminology
alliteration
couplet
figurative language
free verse
repetition of initial consonant sounds
two line stanza
describes and compares things in ways that are not to be take…
uses poetic language but does not follow a fixed pattern
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
couplet
two line stanza
Poetry Terminology
Image
Onomatopoeia
Rhyme
Rhythm
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Identical or very similar recurring final sounds in words usu…
In poetry, rhythm is a recognizable pulse or a pattern of a b…
Image
Description that appeals to the senses (sight, sound, smell,…
Onomatopoeia
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
33 terms
Poetry terminology
Poem
Meter
Foot
Trochee
A text which is composed of lines instead of sentences. It ca…
Refers to the number of syllables in a line of poetry and the…
A unit of measurement in poem's meter or rhythm. Normally con…
A type of foot made of two syllables with the stress on the f…
Poem
A text which is composed of lines instead of sentences. It ca…
Meter
Refers to the number of syllables in a line of poetry and the…
25 terms
Poetry Terminology
**Diction
**Situation
**Speaker
**Subject
Word choice in literaty poems
Circumstances?... What is happening?... Whom is the speaker address…
Voice that delivers the poem. Known in fiction as narrator.…
Idea of work?... Content of work?... Topic of work?
**Diction
Word choice in literaty poems
**Situation
Circumstances?... What is happening?... Whom is the speaker address…
Poetry Terminology
speaker
diction
imagery
irony
voice behind the poem establishing a point of view (can be a…
choice of words
word or sequence of words representing a sensory experience;…
contradiction of expectation (verbal, situation, or dramatic
speaker
voice behind the poem establishing a point of view (can be a…
diction
choice of words
17 terms
Poetry Terminology
Soliloquy
Aside
Paradox
Irony
A long speech made when an actor is alone on the stage and re…
A short speach directed to the audience in the presence of ot…
A contrasting situation in which both sides appear in which b…
An intended contrst between what is expected and what happens.
Soliloquy
A long speech made when an actor is alone on the stage and re…
Aside
A short speach directed to the audience in the presence of ot…
11 terms
Poetry Terminology
poem
prose
speaker
stanza
writing that expresses a feeling, idea, or story, by use of f…
writing that isn't poetry
the voice or person we imagine to be speaking; it is not alwa…
a group of lines in a poem, much like a paragraph in prose
poem
writing that expresses a feeling, idea, or story, by use of f…
prose
writing that isn't poetry
20 terms
Poetry Terminology
connotation
denotation
anaphora
epistrophe
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
the deliberate repetition of the first part of the sentence i…
the repetition of a word at the end of successive clauses or…
connotation
an idea or feeling that a word invokes in addition to its lit…
denotation
the literal or primary meaning of a word, in contrast to the…
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