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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…
19 terms
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")
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")
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…
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…
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
14 terms
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…
8 terms
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.
8 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
free verse poetry
line break
lyrical poetry
metaphor
poetry that does not have a regular meter (rhythm) or rhyme s…
the point at which one line ends and the next begins
poetry that shows emotion; song-like
compares two things directly, without using like or as
free verse poetry
poetry that does not have a regular meter (rhythm) or rhyme s…
line break
the point at which one line ends and the next begins
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
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…
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…
25 terms
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…
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…
17 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Alliteration
Figurative Language
Imagery
Metaphor
repetition of a sound or letter at the beginning of neighbori…
helps the reader picture ordinary things in new ways. Is not…
Helps form mental images. Descriptive words making one imagin…
Comparison of two unlike things without using "like" or "as"
Alliteration
repetition of a sound or letter at the beginning of neighbori…
Figurative Language
helps the reader picture ordinary things in new ways. Is not…
21 terms
Poetry vocabulary
simile
metaphor
personification
tone
Simile is a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing…
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
is a figure of speech in which a thing, an idea or an animal…
is a literary compound of composition, which shows the attitu…
simile
Simile is a figure of speech that makes a comparison, showing…
metaphor
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
20 terms
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…
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
19 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
-eous
-en
-ity
-er
full
made of
state of
one who
-eous
full
-en
made of
15 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
stanza
simile
metaphor
onomatopoeia
a group of lines forming a unit (like a paragraph)
a comparison using "like" or "as"
a direct comparison NOT using "like" or "as"
a sound like BOOM, BANG, CRASH
stanza
a group of lines forming a unit (like a paragraph)
simile
a comparison using "like" or "as"
9 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
poetry
free verse
rhyme scheme
meter
A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells…
poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
A regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
poetry
A type of literature that expresses ideas, feelings, or tells…
free verse
poetry that does not rhyme or have a regular meter.
poetry vocabulary
epic
ballad
sonnet
stanza
an extended narrative poem recounting actions,travels,adventu…
a poem that tells a story similar to a folk tale or legend an…
a poem of 14clines following a strict rhyme scheme and logica…
one of the divisions of a poem, composed of two or more lines…
epic
an extended narrative poem recounting actions,travels,adventu…
ballad
a poem that tells a story similar to a folk tale or legend an…
14 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
rhyme
rhythm
alliteration
meter
two or more words that sound the same
a sequencing of musical beats or a general flow
phrase where all words begin with all same sound
rhythmic pattern of words in poetry
rhyme
two or more words that sound the same
rhythm
a sequencing of musical beats or a general flow
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
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
16 terms
Poetry vocabulary
Simile
Alliteration
Personification
Rhyme
A comparison using "like" or "as"
The repetition of consonant sounds
A type of figurative language in which an object or animal is…
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds
12 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
emphasis
repetition
rhythm
syllable
Special importance or stress given to something.
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
Musical quality in language
One "beat" of a word or phrase.
emphasis
Special importance or stress given to something.
repetition
Repeated use of sounds, words, or ideas for effect and emphasis
13 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Alliteration
A comparison of two things using like or as.
A comparison of two unlike things without using like or as.
A type of metaphor in which non-human things or ideas possess…
The repetition of a consonant sound at the beginning of neigh…
Simile
A comparison of two things using like or as.
Metaphor
A comparison of two unlike things without using like or as.
17 terms
Vocabulary-Poetry
Poetry
Poet
Poem
Make inferences
n. poems in general, or the art of writing them
n. someone who writes poems
n. a piece of writing that expresses emotions, experiences, a…
v. use clues from the story/ poem to figure out something tha…
Poetry
n. poems in general, or the art of writing them
Poet
n. someone who writes poems
30 terms
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…
18 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Alliteration
Metaphor
Simile
Personification
Repeated beginning sounds.
A comparison saying two unlike things without using a word of…
a comparison of two unlike objects using "like" or "as".
giving human characteristics to animals, objects, or ideas.
Alliteration
Repeated beginning sounds.
Metaphor
A comparison saying two unlike things without using a word of…
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... ˘ / ˘…
12 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
stanza
rhythm
poetry line
simile
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in…
A pattern of recurring strong and weak syllabic stress in the…
A unit of language into which a poem or play is divided
a figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with…
stanza
A group of lines forming the basic recurring metrical unit in…
rhythm
A pattern of recurring strong and weak syllabic stress in the…
9 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
stanza
rhyme
rhythm
line
A paragraph for poetry.
The use of words that share the same end sound.
A poetic beat using light and heavy stress patterns.
A group of words in one line of poetry, which may or may not…
stanza
A paragraph for poetry.
rhyme
The use of words that share the same end sound.
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.........
19 terms
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")
20 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Character Traits
Climax
Describe
Evidence
the qualities shown by a character
the point of greatest interest in the story or the part of th…
helps the reader to picture what is happening
a piece of information that supports your point
Character Traits
the qualities shown by a character
Climax
the point of greatest interest in the story or the part of th…
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…
11 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
alliteration
metaphor
simile
onomatopoeia
the repetition of beginning sounds
the comparison of two unlike things, WITHOUT the use of "like…
the comparison of two unlike things, using the word "like" or…
a word that imitates the sound it represents.
alliteration
the repetition of beginning sounds
metaphor
the comparison of two unlike things, WITHOUT the use of "like…
15 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Rhyme
Rhythm
Meter
Alliteration
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
The beat and blow of syllables in a poem or in any text
A regular pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a l…
Repetition of consonant sounds
Rhyme
Repetition of sounds at the end of words
Rhythm
The beat and blow of syllables in a poem or in any text
10 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
Line Break
stanza
meter
rhyme scheme
The line of the text ends and breaks the line.
A group of lines in a poem
A pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables
The pattern of rhymes in a poem.
Line Break
The line of the text ends and breaks the line.
stanza
A group of lines in a poem
Poetry Vocabulary
stanza
lyrical poetry
free verse poetry
narrative poetry
a group of lines in a poem
expresses strong feelings, like a song, can rhyme
no set line length, no rhyming pattern, a way of showing stro…
tells a story, can rhyme, has characters, setting, conflict
stanza
a group of lines in a poem
lyrical poetry
expresses strong feelings, like a song, can rhyme
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
7 terms
Poetry Vocabulary
personification
poetry
repetition
rhyming words
when human qualities are given to things
an expression of ideas or feelings in words
words or phrases that are repeated to emphasize a point
words that end in the same sound
personification
when human qualities are given to things
poetry
an expression of ideas or feelings in words
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