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American Literature - Poetry Authors
Edward Taylor
Anne Bradstreet
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
William Cullen Bryant
He regarded his poems as sacramental acts of private devotion…
She was the first woman to be published in Colonial America.…
American poet that was influenced somewhat by the transcenden…
The godfather of American Romanticism--and a founder of the R…
Edward Taylor
He regarded his poems as sacramental acts of private devotion…
Anne Bradstreet
She was the first woman to be published in Colonial America.…
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Literature: American Poetry
"Richard Cory" (by Edwin Arlington Rob…
"The Red Wheelbarrow" (by William Carl…
"The Road Not Taken" (by Robert Forst)
"The Road Not Taken" (by Robert Frost)
Poem in which a good-looking, well-to-do, admirable citizen g…
Poem whose text is: "so much depends / upon / [the title / th…
Poem that begins "Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, / And…
Poem that ends "I took the one less traveled by, / And that h…
"Richard Cory" (by Edwin Arlington Rob…
Poem in which a good-looking, well-to-do, admirable citizen g…
"The Red Wheelbarrow" (by William Carl…
Poem whose text is: "so much depends / upon / [the title / th…
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American Literature - Poetry
Edward Taylor
Anne Bradstreet
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
William Cullen Bryant
He regarded his poems as sacramental acts of private devotion…
She was the first woman to be published in Colonial America.…
American poet that was influenced somewhat by the transcenden…
The godfather of American Romanticism--and a founder of the R…
Edward Taylor
He regarded his poems as sacramental acts of private devotion…
Anne Bradstreet
She was the first woman to be published in Colonial America.…
American Literature - Drama and poetry terms
Tragedy
Comedy
Dramatic irony
Dialogue
A serious play that ends in disaster or sorrow.
A lighthearted play intended to amuse the audience, which usu…
A situation in which the audience knows more than the charact…
A conversation between two characters.
Tragedy
A serious play that ends in disaster or sorrow.
Comedy
A lighthearted play intended to amuse the audience, which usu…
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Elements of Poetry and American Literature
Sensory Language
Figurative Language
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
writing that appeals to one or more of the five senses
writing that is innovative, imaginative, and not meant to be…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
the use of words that imitate sounds
Sensory Language
writing that appeals to one or more of the five senses
Figurative Language
writing that is innovative, imaginative, and not meant to be…
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American Literature Poetry Test
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
What era did Dickinson write in?
Repeated consonants
Vowel sound is repeated
End consonant sound is repeated
Romanticism
Alliteration
Repeated consonants
Assonance
Vowel sound is repeated
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American Literature - Poetry Vocabulary Words
alliteration
allusion
anapest
apostrophe
the beginning of two or more words in close connection with t…
an indirect or subtle reference to another character or work…
a foot with two weak stresses followed by one strong stess
a direct address to an absent listener or to the reader
alliteration
the beginning of two or more words in close connection with t…
allusion
an indirect or subtle reference to another character or work…
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American literature poetry
Robert Frost poems
Carl Sandburg
TS Eliot
Theodore roethke
1. The Road Not Taken... 2. Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Ev…
1. Chicago... 2. I am the people, the mob... 3. Cool tombs
1. Holloman... 2. Lovesong of Alfred Prufrock
Elegy for Jane
Robert Frost poems
1. The Road Not Taken... 2. Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Ev…
Carl Sandburg
1. Chicago... 2. I am the people, the mob... 3. Cool tombs
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American Literature Poetry Terms
narrative
lyric
ballad
rhymed verse
a long story told in verse form; an epic is an example of a n…
a brief, personal poem that uses many sound devices, as well…
a type of poem that is actually meant to be sung and is both…
has regular meter and a rhyme scheme
narrative
a long story told in verse form; an epic is an example of a n…
lyric
a brief, personal poem that uses many sound devices, as well…
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American Literature-Poetry Vocab.
allusion
conciet
ballad
rhythm
reference to mythology, history, or a literary work
a strong exaggerated simile or metaphor
telling story through song
recurrence of motion or sound
allusion
reference to mythology, history, or a literary work
conciet
a strong exaggerated simile or metaphor
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American Literature 4: Poetry
diversion
propriety
implicity
visage
a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)... dist…
correct or appropriate behavior;... the quality of behaving in a…
implied though not directly expressed; inherent in the nature…
the appearance conveyed by a person's face; ... A face or facial…
diversion
a turning aside (of your course or attention or concern)... dist…
propriety
correct or appropriate behavior;... the quality of behaving in a…
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American Literature Poetry Terms
narrative
lyric
ballad
rhymed verse
a long story told in verse form; an epic is an example of a n…
a brief, personal poem that uses many sound devices, as well…
a type of poem that is actually meant to be sung and is both…
has regular meter and a rhyme scheme
narrative
a long story told in verse form; an epic is an example of a n…
lyric
a brief, personal poem that uses many sound devices, as well…
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American Literature; Poetry
Meter
Foot
Iambic
Spondee
Basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in a verse
combination of stressed and unstressed syllables
a foot or beat consisting of an unstressed syllable followed…
a foot consisting of two long (or stressed) syllables
Meter
Basic rhythmic structure of a verse or lines in a verse
Foot
combination of stressed and unstressed syllables
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American Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Anaphora
Apostrophe
Assonance
The repetition of identical constant sounds.
Repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of a l…
Talking to a person not directly there.
The repetition of identical vowel sounds in different words i…
Alliteration
The repetition of identical constant sounds.
Anaphora
Repetition of the same word or phrase at the beginning of a l…
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American Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Allusion
Symbol
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhy…
an expression designed to call something to mind without ment…
Represents something else
Alliteration
the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning o…
Assonance
the repetition of the sound of a vowel or diphthong in nonrhy…
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Poetry terms for American literature
Allusion
Assonance
Blank verse
Conceit
Reference to well known person place event or character
Repetition of vowel sounds in non rhyming words
Unrhymed iambic pentameter
Extended metaphors that makes complex, unusual comparison
Allusion
Reference to well known person place event or character
Assonance
Repetition of vowel sounds in non rhyming words
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American Literature Poetry Terms
blank verse
iambic pentameter
rhyme scheme
theme
unrhymed poetry that has a regular rhythm and line length, es…
the most common rhythm in English poetry, consisting of five…
the pattern of rhyming lines in a poem or in a verse of a poem
subject of a discussion or composition; unifying idea
blank verse
unrhymed poetry that has a regular rhythm and line length, es…
iambic pentameter
the most common rhythm in English poetry, consisting of five…
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Poetry Terms American Literature
Alliteration
Assonance
Ballad
Blank Verse
The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of words.
The repetition or a pattern of similar sounds, especially vow…
A poem that tells a story similar to a folktale or legend and…
Poetry that is written in unrhymed iambic pentameter.
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of words.
Assonance
The repetition or a pattern of similar sounds, especially vow…
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American Literature Poetry Terms
Alliteration
Allusion
Near Rhyme
Diction
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
The words share EITHER the same vowel or consonant sound BUT…
Word choice.
Alliteration
Repetition of initial consonant sounds
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
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Poetry Terms(American Literature)
concrete
abstract
denotation
connotation
perceived through the senses of touch,smell, sight, hearing,…
not perceived through the senses but by the mind or heart; in…
the literal meaning of the word without emotions, values, ima…
the emotions, values, or images associated with a word
concrete
perceived through the senses of touch,smell, sight, hearing,…
abstract
not perceived through the senses but by the mind or heart; in…
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English and American Literature - Poetry
poetry
characteristics of poetry
Ballad
ballad meter
usally without a story
musicality, metre, rhythm, (relative) brevity, ... deviation of…
popular/traditional form of epic (narrative) poetry with orig…
quatrains of alternating lines of iambic tetrameter and iambi…
poetry
usally without a story
characteristics of poetry
musicality, metre, rhythm, (relative) brevity, ... deviation of…
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American Literature Poetry Test
Rhyme
Slant Rhyme
Meter
Verse
A word that corresponds with another ending sound, ex. "repti…
Rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of the fin…
Rhythm established by a poem.
Literature in a metrical form, a single line in a poem.
Rhyme
A word that corresponds with another ending sound, ex. "repti…
Slant Rhyme
Rhyme in which either the vowels or the consonants of the fin…
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American Literature: Poetry Test
Diction
Denotation
Connotation
Simile
A speaker's word choice
The objective meaning of a word
The connections with a word
A figure of speech that compares two unlike things using 'lik…
Diction
A speaker's word choice
Denotation
The objective meaning of a word
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American Literature Poetry Quiz
Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock
A few Don'ts
River Merchants Wife
In a Station of the Metro
TS Elliot
Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound
Ezra Pound
Love song of J. Alfred Prufrock
TS Elliot
A few Don'ts
Ezra Pound
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American Literature- Poetry Test
"To each the boulder than have fallen…
(T/F) Tone and mood are the same thing
(T/F) Narrator is always the same as t…
Authors attitude towards a topic
Mending Wall
false
false
tone
"To each the boulder than have fallen…
Mending Wall
(T/F) Tone and mood are the same thing
false
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American Literature Poetry Test
Where was the road not taken placed at?
What was the difference between the tw…
To stand out, not take the road everyo…
What is being compared in Old Age Stic…
A fork in the road
One was not traveled on and the other had been traveled on a…
What did the writer of the road not taken want you to do?
The difference between young and old
Where was the road not taken placed at?
A fork in the road
What was the difference between the tw…
One was not traveled on and the other had been traveled on a…
14 terms
American Literature Poetry - Kevin Nanninga
Scansion
Breve
Acute Accent
Virgule or Slash
(noun) what we call having analyzed for rhythm - Some poets m…
(noun) used to mark unaccented syllables (u)
(noun) used to mark accented syllables (/)
(noun) used to separate rhythmic feet
Scansion
(noun) what we call having analyzed for rhythm - Some poets m…
Breve
(noun) used to mark unaccented syllables (u)
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American Literature: Poetry terms to know
simile
Metaphor
personification
symbolism
a comparison between two things using the words 'like' or 'as.'
a direct statement that one thing is another thing. makes a c…
describing a thing or an animal, or an aspect of it, as thoug…
the technique by which someone or something stands for someth…
simile
a comparison between two things using the words 'like' or 'as.'
Metaphor
a direct statement that one thing is another thing. makes a c…
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American Literature EOC, Poetry Terms
end rhyme
internal rhyme
slant rhyme
consonance
occur at the ends of lines of poetry; most... common type of rhyme
occur inside lines of poetry
occur when words include similar, but not identical,... sounds;…
words that have similar consonant sounds, but different vowel…
end rhyme
occur at the ends of lines of poetry; most... common type of rhyme
internal rhyme
occur inside lines of poetry
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American Literature Test 1 Poetry
Anne Bradstreet
Edward Taylor
To My Dear and Loving Husband
Upon the Burning of our House
well educated, faith endured hardship, first notable American…
poetry wasn't popular 200 years, escaped persecution, poems g…
Anne Bradstreet
Anne Bradstreet
Anne Bradstreet
well educated, faith endured hardship, first notable American…
Edward Taylor
poetry wasn't popular 200 years, escaped persecution, poems g…
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Poetry Notes- Honors American Literature
explication
scansion
meter
foot
a detailed line by line or idea by idea interpretation of a p…
a technical analysis of the rhythm and structure of a poem
the rhythm a poet sets up by regularly alternating stressed a…
the basic unit of rhythm in poetry; equivalent to a measure i…
explication
a detailed line by line or idea by idea interpretation of a p…
scansion
a technical analysis of the rhythm and structure of a poem
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American Literature (Whitman Poetry) Section
Walt Whitman was born where?
Who was the first to branch off of Bri…
Whitman's poetry breathes into 2 parts…
What was Whitman's famous writing piece?
Long Island (1819-1892)
Whitman
1) Pre-Civil War (Romantic)... 2) Post-Civil War (Realistic)
"Leaves of Grass", which he kept republishing and adding poems
Walt Whitman was born where?
Long Island (1819-1892)
Who was the first to branch off of Bri…
Whitman
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American Literature: Poetry of the Harlem Renaissance
Why is the speaker tearful in Claude M…
In stanza 2 of "The Tropics of New Yor…
Why is the tone of Langston Hughes's "…
Choose the line that best reveals the…
He is nostalgic.
Haziness of memory, softened with time, with an almost religi…
The speaker intends to achieve equality in the future.
"Sorrow never scorned to speak / To any"
Why is the speaker tearful in Claude M…
He is nostalgic.
In stanza 2 of "The Tropics of New Yor…
Haziness of memory, softened with time, with an almost religi…
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Honors American Literature - Modern American Poetry
Exact Rhyme
Glove/above
Slant Rhyme
Glove/prove
Two words that have identical sounds in their final accented…
Exact rhyme example
Two words that have similar, but not identical, sounds in the…
Slant rhyme example
Exact Rhyme
Two words that have identical sounds in their final accented…
Glove/above
Exact rhyme example
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American Literature Final Exam: Poetry Terminology
Apostrophe
Cataloging
Enjambment
Imagery
A direct address to an absent or dead person or to an object,…
Frequent lists of people, things, and attributes
A line of poetry ending without grammatical or normal speech…
Descriptive words and phrases that a writer uses to recreate…
Apostrophe
A direct address to an absent or dead person or to an object,…
Cataloging
Frequent lists of people, things, and attributes
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American Literature Final Study Guide (Poetry)
William Cullen Bryant: "To A Waterfowl…
William Cullen Bryant: "Thanatopsis" G…
Emerson: Self-Reliance, Nature
Thoreau: Walden
○ Just keep flapping... ○ There will be obstacles in your life,…
● General Theme: Don't be afraid of death, instead go boldly…
3. Self Reliance ... a. Don't conform to society ... b. Be your own…
1. Took emerson too literally ... a. abandoned all civilization…
William Cullen Bryant: "To A Waterfowl…
○ Just keep flapping... ○ There will be obstacles in your life,…
William Cullen Bryant: "Thanatopsis" G…
● General Theme: Don't be afraid of death, instead go boldly…
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American Literature: Unit 2 Poetry Authors
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry WAdsworth Longfellow
William Cullen Bryant
A Psalm of Life
The tide Rises
The tide falls
Selections from Thanatopsis
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A Psalm of Life
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The tide Rises
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American Literature: Unit 2 Poetry Authors
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
William Cullen Bryant
Oliver Wendell Holmes
A Psalm of Life
The tide Rises, The tide falls
Selections from Thanatopsis
Old Ironsides
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A Psalm of Life
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The tide Rises, The tide falls
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11th Grade American Literature Poetry Terms
Mood
Tone
Simile
Metaphor
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison not using like or as
Mood
Feeling or atmosphere that a writer creates for the reader
Tone
A writer's attitude toward his or her subject matter revealed…
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Honors American Literature - Fireside Poetry Vocabulary
Sepulcher
Reign
Scourged
Mountebank
Burial place grave, crypt
Rule
Punish, chastise, criticize
People who attracted audiences with jokes then tricked them
Sepulcher
Burial place grave, crypt
Reign
Rule
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American Literature Master List III - Poetry
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in Ame…
The Indian Burial Ground
To a Waterfowl
The Bells
Anne Bradstreet
Philip Freneau
William Cullen Bryant
Edgar Allan Poe
The Tenth Muse Lately Sprung Up in Ame…
Anne Bradstreet
The Indian Burial Ground
Philip Freneau
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Native American Literature and Puritan Poetry Vocabulary Original
Archetype
Couplet
Simile
Metaphor
Old imaginative pattern
Pair of rhyming lines
Comparison between two unlike things using the words "like' o…
One thing is spoken or written of as if it were another
Archetype
Old imaginative pattern
Couplet
Pair of rhyming lines
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American Literature Short Story and Poetry - Helpful Vocabulary
character
protagonist
antagonist
dynamic character
a person, animal,or imaginary creature in a literary work
main character, we are rooting for
character works against the main character
changes significantly though out a story; develop emotionally…
character
a person, animal,or imaginary creature in a literary work
protagonist
main character, we are rooting for
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11th Grade Abeka American Literature Unit 14- Modern Poetry
George Santayana
Edgar Lee Masters
John Weldon Johnson
Paul Laurence Dunbar
Who wrote What Riches Have You?
Who wrote The Hill, Anne Rutlerudge, Emily Sparks, Reuben Pan…
Who Wrote Go Down Death and Creation?
Who wrote When All Is Done, We Wear the Mask, and Hymn?
George Santayana
Who wrote What Riches Have You?
Edgar Lee Masters
Who wrote The Hill, Anne Rutlerudge, Emily Sparks, Reuben Pan…
47 terms
American Literature Poetry Test Study Guide
alliteration
assonance
consonance
onomatopoeia
repitition of constanants
repitition of vowel sounds ex: Emperor of Ice Cream
main vowel sounds that differ
saying the word as described
alliteration
repitition of constanants
assonance
repitition of vowel sounds ex: Emperor of Ice Cream
40 terms
American Literature Final Study Guide (Poetry)
William Cullen Bryant: "To A Waterfowl…
William Cullen Bryant: "Thanatopsis" G…
Emerson: Self-Reliance, Nature
Thoreau: Walden
○ Just keep flapping... ○ There will be obstacles in your life,…
● General Theme: Don't be afraid of death, instead go boldly…
3. Self Reliance ... a. Don't conform to society ... b. Be your own…
1. Took emerson too literally ... a. abandoned all civilization…
William Cullen Bryant: "To A Waterfowl…
○ Just keep flapping... ○ There will be obstacles in your life,…
William Cullen Bryant: "Thanatopsis" G…
● General Theme: Don't be afraid of death, instead go boldly…
52 terms
American Literature H Midterm Poetry Terms
Accent/ Stress
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…
a reference to something in literature, history, or mythology
Accent/ Stress
a syllable given more prominence in pronunciation than its ne…
Allegory
a narrative or description having a second meaning beneath th…
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H. American Literature Exam Poetry Terms
alliteration
assonance
scansion
iambic foot
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
repetition of vowel sounds within words
the process of determining meter
an unstressed syllable followed by a stressed syllable
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
assonance
repetition of vowel sounds within words
19 terms
American Literature Final Study Guide Poetry
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Diction
The repetition of three or more consonant sounds at the begin…
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
The repetition of vowel sounds in a line or stanza of poetry.
Word choice.
Alliteration
The repetition of three or more consonant sounds at the begin…
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
18 terms
American Literature- Poetry TEST- Isabelle Hage
Poetry
Prose
Metaphor
Similie
= tropes that consist of: metaphors, simile, personification…
= texts books, news papers, articles, encyclopedias, dictiona…
A word or phrase used as a symbol.
Uses like or as to describe or compare.
Poetry
= tropes that consist of: metaphors, simile, personification…
Prose
= texts books, news papers, articles, encyclopedias, dictiona…
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