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17 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Rhyme scheme
Internal rhyme
onomatopoeia
Capital letters
The pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each verse or l…
Metrical lines in which its (beats at the) middle words and i…
which imitates the natural sounds of a thing
Capitalizing the first letter of each beginning word in a lin…
Rhyme scheme
The pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each verse or l…
Internal rhyme
Metrical lines in which its (beats at the) middle words and i…
33 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
alliteration
onomatopoeia
rhyme
rhythm
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning. E…
repetition of accented vowel sounds and all the sounds follow…
an alteration of stressed and unstressed syllables; measured…
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words
onomatopoeia
use of a word whose sound imitates or suggests its meaning. E…
12 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
stanza
line
rhyme scheme
refrain
a "paragraph" in poetry
basic unit of a stanza; similar to a sentence in a paragraph
the pattern of rhyming at the end of each line of poetry (not…
a verse or phrase that is repeated at intervals throughout a…
stanza
a "paragraph" in poetry
line
basic unit of a stanza; similar to a sentence in a paragraph
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary - Elements of Poetry
Imagery
Metaphor
Personification
Simile
when an author uses words that help you make mental pictures
Comparison of two unlike things (no use of "like" or "as")
A comparison that gives human qualities to an object, animal,…
Compares two unlike things using like or as
Imagery
when an author uses words that help you make mental pictures
Metaphor
Comparison of two unlike things (no use of "like" or "as")
Poetry Vocabulary - Elements of Poetry
Imagery
Metaphor
Personification
Rhyme
Language that appeals to the readers' sense of sight, hearing…
Direct comparison of unlike things (NOT using "like" or "as")
A comparison that gives human qualities to an object, animal,…
The repetition of the same sounds at the ends of words
Imagery
Language that appeals to the readers' sense of sight, hearing…
Metaphor
Direct comparison of unlike things (NOT using "like" or "as")
Poetry Vocabulary
stanza
rhyme scheme
Free Verse Poetry
Traditional Poetry
A fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a p…
genre of poetry that does not rhyme or follow specific guidel…
Follows a set of rules such as a rhyme scheme, length of lines
stanza
A fixed number of lines of verse forming a unit of a poem
rhyme scheme
the ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a p…
Poetry Vocabulary
Eaves
Gables
Hoisted
Jocoser
The part of a roof that meets or overhangs the walls of a bui…
The part of a wall that encloses the end of a pitched roof.
The raising (something) by means of ropes and pulleys.
Playful or humorous.
Eaves
The part of a roof that meets or overhangs the walls of a bui…
Gables
The part of a wall that encloses the end of a pitched roof.
20 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
smithy
sinewy
bellows
sledge
a blacksmith's workshop
muscular
device that blows a stream of air onto a fire
a heavy hammer
smithy
a blacksmith's workshop
sinewy
muscular
17 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
metaphor
personification
simile
symbol
describe on thing as if it were something else
gives human qualities to something
use like or as to compare two unlike things
anything that represents something else
metaphor
describe on thing as if it were something else
personification
gives human qualities to something
20 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
synonym
antonym
simile
metaphor
a word that has the same meaning as another word
a word with a meaning the is the opposite meaning as another…
a figure of speech that compares two things using the words l…
a figure of speech using the word is
synonym
a word that has the same meaning as another word
antonym
a word with a meaning the is the opposite meaning as another…
11 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Free verse
Alliteration
Personification
Rhyme
poetry that does not follow any set pattern with rhythm or rh…
Repetition of two or more words with the same consonant sounds
Giving non-human objects human characteristic
words at the end of a line of a poem that sound alike, such a…
Free verse
poetry that does not follow any set pattern with rhythm or rh…
Alliteration
Repetition of two or more words with the same consonant sounds
20 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
synonym
antonym
simile
metaphor
a word that has the same meaning as another word
a word with a meaning the is the opposite meaning as another…
a figure of speech that compares two things using the words l…
a figure of speech using the word is
synonym
a word that has the same meaning as another word
antonym
a word with a meaning the is the opposite meaning as another…
Poetry Vocabulary
Rhyme
Onomatopoeia
Hyperbole
Simile
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
An extreme exaggeration
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Rhyme
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Onomatopoeia
A word that imitates the sound it represents.
Poetry vocabulary
allusion
drama
epic
haiku
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
a composition presenting dialogue or pantomime in a story inv…
A long narrative poem, written in heightened language, which…
A Japanese form of poetry, consisting of three unrhymed lines…
allusion
A brief and indirect reference to a person, place, thing or i…
drama
a composition presenting dialogue or pantomime in a story inv…
14 terms
POETRY VOCABULARY
Alliteration
Assonance
Ballad
Cinquain
The repetition of a consonant sound
The repetition of vowel sounds that are close together
A song that tells a story
A five-line poem
Alliteration
The repetition of a consonant sound
Assonance
The repetition of vowel sounds that are close together
15 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
poet
speaker
form
line
the author of a poem
the narrator of a poem
the appearance of the words on the page
a group of words together on one line of the poem
poet
the author of a poem
speaker
the narrator of a poem
Poetry Vocabulary
alliteration
allusion
ballad
beginning rhyme
the repetition of the same first letter or initial consonant…
a reference in one work of literature to another work of lite…
a story told in verse and usually meant to be sung
this occurs in the first syllables of the lines.
alliteration
the repetition of the same first letter or initial consonant…
allusion
a reference in one work of literature to another work of lite…
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
poetry
figurative language
simile
metaphor
a type of writing that connects with the reader's senses and…
words or expressions whose meaning is different than the lite…
figurative language using "like" or "as" to directly compare…
figurative language comparing two objects or ideas by stating…
poetry
a type of writing that connects with the reader's senses and…
figurative language
words or expressions whose meaning is different than the lite…
Poetry Vocabulary
haiku
acrostic
rhyme
repitition
3 unrhymed lines (5, 7, 5) usually focusing on nature
a poem in which the first letter of each line spells out a wo…
Repetition of sounds at the ends of words
Repeating a word, phrase, or idea for emphasis or rhythmic ef…
haiku
3 unrhymed lines (5, 7, 5) usually focusing on nature
acrostic
a poem in which the first letter of each line spells out a wo…
27 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
stanza
meter
iambic pentameter
rhyme
a group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit
a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables... ˘ / ˘…
a line of poetry containing five beats: unstressed syllable t…
the repetition of accented vowel sounds following them in wor…
stanza
a group of consecutive lines in a poem that form a single unit
meter
a regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables... ˘ / ˘…
8 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
simile
metaphor
personification
hyperbole
compares one thing to another using the words like or as
makes a comparison without using like or as
makes a comparison when something that is not human has human…
makes exaggerations, many times they are funny
simile
compares one thing to another using the words like or as
metaphor
makes a comparison without using like or as
21 terms
Vocabulary Poetry
Stanza
Rhythm
Meter
Rhyme scheme
Related lines linked together by spacing
Regular beat of a poem or song
Measure of how your voice rises and falls in a poem
Repeated pattern of rhyme. Ex: ABCB
Stanza
Related lines linked together by spacing
Rhythm
Regular beat of a poem or song
22 terms
Poetry Vocabulary - Elements of Poetry
Form
Imagery
Metaphor
Personification
The way a poem looks and is arranged on a page. The words of…
Language that appeals to the readers' sense of sight, hearing…
Direct comparison of unlike things (no use of "like" or "as")
A comparison that gives human qualities to an object, animal,…
Form
The way a poem looks and is arranged on a page. The words of…
Imagery
Language that appeals to the readers' sense of sight, hearing…
Poetry Vocabulary
Onomatpoeia
Alliteration
Rhyme Scheme
Line
Sounds written in word form......
Repetition of beginning sounds.........
Repetition of ending sounds used in a pattern...............
A single "sentence" of poetry......................
Onomatpoeia
Sounds written in word form......
Alliteration
Repetition of beginning sounds.........
Poetry Vocabulary
meter
tone
mood
rhyme scheme
a regular rhythmic pattern in a poem
the emotional attitude toward the reader or subject implied b…
emotion created in the reader by a poem
the pattern of end rhymes
meter
a regular rhythmic pattern in a poem
tone
the emotional attitude toward the reader or subject implied b…
8 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
covet
marge
derelict
sepulcher
(V), want; yearn to possess
(N), edge; margin
(N), homeless person; dilapidated property
(N), a small room or monument, cut in a rock or built of ston…
covet
(V), want; yearn to possess
marge
(N), edge; margin
Poetry Vocabulary
simile
metaphor
personification
hyperbole
a comparison of two unlike things, using like or as
an implied comparison between very different things, used to…
a figure of speech in which human traits are given to somethi…
an exaggerated statement used for effect and not meant to be…
simile
a comparison of two unlike things, using like or as
metaphor
an implied comparison between very different things, used to…
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Lyrical Poetry
Free Verse Poetry
Meter
Rhythm
a short poem of songlike quality
a poem that does not rhyme or have a regular meter
the beat in poetry or music
the pattern or beat of a poem
Lyrical Poetry
a short poem of songlike quality
Free Verse Poetry
a poem that does not rhyme or have a regular meter
26 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Allusion
alliteration
Epic poem
diction
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
Repetition of consonant sounds
a long, serious, poetic narrative about a significant event,…
A writer's or speaker's choice of words
Allusion
A direct or indirect reference to something which is presumab…
alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
Poetry Vocabulary
poetry
stanza
rhyme
ryhthmn
a style of writing that uses a formal organization and that i…
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in…
correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words…
a strong, regular, repeated pattern of sound
poetry
a style of writing that uses a formal organization and that i…
stanza
a group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in…
14 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
alliteration
metaphor
onomatopoeia
personification
2 or more words in a row with the same beginning sound.
a comparison of two different things. Does NOT use 'like' or…
sound words
giving things that are not human, the personalities or action…
alliteration
2 or more words in a row with the same beginning sound.
metaphor
a comparison of two different things. Does NOT use 'like' or…
23 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
rhyme
meter
rhythm
alliteration
repetition of sounds at the ends of words
the regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
the musical quality created by the alternation of stressed an…
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
rhyme
repetition of sounds at the ends of words
meter
the regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
Poetry Vocabulary
luminous
utter
unravel
prickly
giving off light
speak
become untangled or separated
sharply pointed; thorny
luminous
giving off light
utter
speak
17 terms
Poetry- Vocabulary
stanza
Sound devices
rhyme
rhythm
a group of two or more lines that form a unit in a poem
ways of using words for the sound qualities they create
the repetition of sounds at the ends of words
the beat you hear as you read a poem aloud
stanza
a group of two or more lines that form a unit in a poem
Sound devices
ways of using words for the sound qualities they create
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
synonym
antonym
simile
metaphor
a word that has the same meaning as another word
a word with a meaning the is the opposite meaning as another…
a figure of speech that compares two things using the words l…
a figure of speech using the word is
synonym
a word that has the same meaning as another word
antonym
a word with a meaning the is the opposite meaning as another…
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Ballad
Couplet
Epic
Sonnet
A narrative poem, often of folk origin, that is meant to be s…
Two lines with end rhymes that may be used to create a longer…
A tale where a hero or heroine has a quest or heroic task to…
A form of poetry written in 14 lines that ends with a couplet…
Ballad
A narrative poem, often of folk origin, that is meant to be s…
Couplet
Two lines with end rhymes that may be used to create a longer…
11 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
line
fragment
mood
rhythm
A single row of words in a poem
Similar to a sentence, but lacks grammatical structure (broke…
A literary element that bring out certain feelings in readers…
The sound and feel created by the pattern of stressed and uns…
line
A single row of words in a poem
fragment
Similar to a sentence, but lacks grammatical structure (broke…
Poetry Vocabulary
tortuous
homecoming
civilization
baying
full of twists, extremely complex
a celebration marking the return of people
advanced human society
howling
tortuous
full of twists, extremely complex
homecoming
a celebration marking the return of people
poetry vocabulary
Episode IV... A NEW HOPE... It is a period o…
Simile
Metaphor
Elegy
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphas…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
a sorrowful poem or speech
Episode IV... A NEW HOPE... It is a period o…
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphas…
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
28 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
poetry
stanzas
figurative language
metaphor
a type of literature that creates an emotional response throu…
groups of lines that forms units in a poem
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally
a direct comparison of two unlike things
poetry
a type of literature that creates an emotional response throu…
stanzas
groups of lines that forms units in a poem
12 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Simile
Alliteration
Personification
Rhyme
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Repetition of consonant sounds
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
18 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Imagery
Metaphor
Personification
Rhyme
Language that appeals to the readers' sense of sight, hearing…
Direct comparison of unlike things (NOT using "like" or "as")
A comparison that gives human qualities to an object, animal,…
The repetition of the same sounds at the ends of words
Imagery
Language that appeals to the readers' sense of sight, hearing…
Metaphor
Direct comparison of unlike things (NOT using "like" or "as")
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
line
stanza
rhyme
meter
a line in a poem. 2 or more lines form a stanza
lines from a poem that belong together
words that have the same ending sounds
a rhythmic pattern of words in poetry
line
a line in a poem. 2 or more lines form a stanza
stanza
lines from a poem that belong together
12 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
free verse
imagery
line
lyrial poetry
verse with a irregular pattern and line length
the use of language to create beautiful or forceful pictures…
one of the rows of words
a short poem of personal feelings and emotion; musical quality
free verse
verse with a irregular pattern and line length
imagery
the use of language to create beautiful or forceful pictures…
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
poetry
rhyme
rhythm
stanza
A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
A strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound.
A group of lines in a poem
poetry
A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells…
rhyme
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
6 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
poet
speaker
lines
stanzas
a person who writes poems
the narrative voice in a poem that speaks of his/her situatio…
a single row of words in a poem
a group of lines in a poem, separated by space from other sta…
poet
a person who writes poems
speaker
the narrative voice in a poem that speaks of his/her situatio…
14 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
resounding
strife
modes
spite
sounding loudly
conflict
ways of doing or behaving
nastiness
resounding
sounding loudly
strife
conflict
12 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Alliteration
Figurative Language
Hyperbole
Idiom
The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of two or…
Language layered with meaning by word images and figures of s…
An intentionally exaggerated figure of speech for emphasis or…
An expression that has a different meaning from the literal m…
Alliteration
The repetition of the same sounds at the beginning of two or…
Figurative Language
Language layered with meaning by word images and figures of s…
12 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
void noun
delectable adjective
aspire verb
oblique adjective
not valid or legally binding, empty
delicious
rise high
not direct or explicit
void noun
not valid or legally binding, empty
delectable adjective
delicious
11 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
line
fragment
mood
rhythm
A single row of words in a poem
Similar to a sentence, but lacks grammatical structure (broke…
A literary element that bring out certain feelings in readers…
The sound and feel created by the pattern of stressed and uns…
line
A single row of words in a poem
fragment
Similar to a sentence, but lacks grammatical structure (broke…
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