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22 terms
Figurative Language & Poetry Vocabulary
allusion
imagery
metaphor
idiom
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
Words or phrases that appeal to the reader's senses.
comparison of two things essentially different but with some…
an expression whose meaning is different from the individual…
allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary wo…
imagery
Words or phrases that appeal to the reader's senses.
13 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language Vocabulary
onomatopoeia
imagery
personification
alliteration
words that sound just like the word they describe
poets use this device to create a visual picture in the reade…
this type of figurative language is used to give objects, thi…
words that, placed close together, have the same beginning le…
onomatopoeia
words that sound just like the word they describe
imagery
poets use this device to create a visual picture in the reade…
20 terms
Figurative Language Vocabulary/Poetry
rhythm
poetry
beat
alliteration
the pattern of beats in poetry
poems
the stressed syllables in a word or words
the repeating of certain sounds at the beginning of words
rhythm
the pattern of beats in poetry
poetry
poems
18 terms
Figurative Language and Poetry Vocabulary
alliteration
assonance
couplet
figurative language
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
the repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close together
a rhymed pair of lines
the use of creative comparisons to describe familiar things i…
alliteration
the repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of words
assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds in words that are close together
12 terms
Vocabulary (Figurative Language/Poetry)
repetition
rhythm
metaphor
alliteration
Performing something over and over again
a regular beat or sound pattern (music, poetry, dance)
a figure of speech that suggests how two seemingly dissimilar…
two or more words in a row that begin with the same sound
repetition
Performing something over and over again
rhythm
a regular beat or sound pattern (music, poetry, dance)
25 terms
Figurative language/poetry vocabulary
Alliteration
Analogy
Hyperbole
Idiom
Repetition of consonant sounds
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
A figure of speech that uses exaggeration to express strong e…
A common, often used expression that doesn't make sense if yo…
Alliteration
Repetition of consonant sounds
Analogy
A comparison of two different things that are similar in some…
13 terms
Figurative Language and Poetry Vocabulary
Figurative Language
Imagery
Tone
Simile
The use of creative comparisons to describe familiar things i…
Words and phrases that call up pictures in your mind... Appeal t…
The poet's attitude toward a subject
is a comparison of unlike things using the words like or as.
Figurative Language
The use of creative comparisons to describe familiar things i…
Imagery
Words and phrases that call up pictures in your mind... Appeal t…
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Poetry and Figurative Language Vocabulary
Alliteration
Allusion
Assonance
Hyperbole
Repeated use of the first consonant sound in a text.
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary te…
Repetition of similar vowel sounds in a text.
An exaggeration that expresses strong emotion, makes a point,…
Alliteration
Repeated use of the first consonant sound in a text.
Allusion
A reference to a well-known person, place, event, literary te…
11 terms
Poetry Vocabulary: Figurative Language
Metaphor
Simile
Alliteration
Onomatopoeia
to compare two things as if they were the same not using "lik…
to compare two things using the words "like" or "as"
words that begin with the same letter or sound
to use words whose sound suggest the meaning
Metaphor
to compare two things as if they were the same not using "lik…
Simile
to compare two things using the words "like" or "as"
15 terms
Figurative Language and Poetry
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound (comic book words)
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
18 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language Vocabulary
free verse
poetry
rhyme
stanza/verse
a type of poetry that does not have any rhyme, meter patterns…
a type of writing that is used to express emotions, experienc…
end sounds of a word that sound alike (example: door, floor,…
a "poetry paragraph"
free verse
a type of poetry that does not have any rhyme, meter patterns…
poetry
a type of writing that is used to express emotions, experienc…
35 terms
Poetry Terms & Figurative Language
Poetry
Rhyme Scheme
Rhythm
Imagery
A form of writing that often uses imagery, rhyme or rhythm to…
The pattern of end rhyme in a poem; each line is assigned a l…
A musical quality produced by the repetition of stressed and…
Language that appeals to the senses (sight, hearing, touch, t…
Poetry
A form of writing that often uses imagery, rhyme or rhythm to…
Rhyme Scheme
The pattern of end rhyme in a poem; each line is assigned a l…
20 terms
Poetry and Figurative language vocabulary
Rhythm
Poetry
Beat
Alliteration
The pattern of beats in poetry
Poems
The stressed syllables in a word or words
The repeating of certain sound at the beginning of words
Rhythm
The pattern of beats in poetry
Poetry
Poems
17 terms
Poetry, Figurative Language, Types of Poetry Vocabulary
imagery
figurative language
simile
metaphor
language that appeals to the senses
general term for language we don't take literally
a comparison between two unlike things, using a connecting wo…
a comparison between two unlike things, without using a conne…
imagery
language that appeals to the senses
figurative language
general term for language we don't take literally
13 terms
Poetry Vocabulary: Figurative Language
Figurative Language
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
A comparison that doesn't use "like" or "as"
Giving human-like qualities to inanimate objects
Figurative Language
Language that contains or uses figures of speech, especially…
Simile
A comparison using "like" or "as"
16 terms
Poetry & Figurative Language Terms
poetry
meter
rhyme
rhyme scheme
Written and arranged to create a certain emotional response t…
A rhythmic pattern in poetry that is usually repeated. It can…
Words that end in the same sound; end rhyme.
Pattern of rhymes. A letter is assigned to each end of the li…
poetry
Written and arranged to create a certain emotional response t…
meter
A rhythmic pattern in poetry that is usually repeated. It can…
16 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language Vocabulary
tone
free verse
traditional form
rhythm
the speaker's attitude
poetry that has NO rules
poetry that follows mixed rules
the "beat" heard in a poem, created by a pattern of stressed…
tone
the speaker's attitude
free verse
poetry that has NO rules
22 terms
Frost Poetry-figurative language vocabulary
metaphor
simile
personification
symbol
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using l…
comparison using "like" or "as"
a type of metaphor in which an object or animal is given huma…
something that is greater than itself
metaphor
a figure of speech comparing to unlike things without using l…
simile
comparison using "like" or "as"
Figurative Language & Poetry
stanza
rhyme
rhythm
figurative language
a section of a poem; a grouping of lines
when two words sound the same at the end
pattern of beats or a series of stressed and unstressed sylla…
special language used by an author to create a picture in the…
stanza
a section of a poem; a grouping of lines
rhyme
when two words sound the same at the end
54 terms
Writing: Poetry & Figurative Language
Poetry
Tragedy
Humor (Comedy)
Ballad
A type of literature in which ideas and feelings are expresse…
A dramatic work that represents the downfall of a dignified c…
A quality or story that provides laughter or amusement. Write…
A simple narrative poem of folk origin, composed in short sta…
Poetry
A type of literature in which ideas and feelings are expresse…
Tragedy
A dramatic work that represents the downfall of a dignified c…
Figurative Language-Poetry
Simile
Onomatopoeia
Hyperbole
Metaphor
Comparing two unlike things with the words like, as, and some…
Naming a thing or an action by imitating the sound associated…
A big exaggeration, usually with humor in it.
Comparing two unlike things with a state of being verb or no…
Simile
Comparing two unlike things with the words like, as, and some…
Onomatopoeia
Naming a thing or an action by imitating the sound associated…
25 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language
alliteration
assonance
consonance
end rhyme
Repeated beginning consonant sounds that occur close together…
Repetition of a vowel sound anywhere WITHIN two or more words…
Repetition of a consonant sound anywhere within two or more w…
A word at the end of one line rhymes with a word at the end o…
alliteration
Repeated beginning consonant sounds that occur close together…
assonance
Repetition of a vowel sound anywhere WITHIN two or more words…
35 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language
Metaphor
Extended Metaphor
Cliche/Dead Metaphor
Personification
Implied comparison of two unlike things not using like or as.…
A metaphor developed at great length, occurring frequently in…
a worn-out idea or overused expression
A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given huma…
Metaphor
Implied comparison of two unlike things not using like or as.…
Extended Metaphor
A metaphor developed at great length, occurring frequently in…
12 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language
Ballad
Diamante
BioPoem
Tanka
This form of poetry tells a story. It is usually composed of…
This is a poem similar to cinquain. The text forms the shape…
A poem that is written about a person's life.
A form of poetry that is an unrhymed Japanese poem of 5 lines…
Ballad
This form of poetry tells a story. It is usually composed of…
Diamante
This is a poem similar to cinquain. The text forms the shape…
Figurative Language Poetry Terms
metaphor
simile
personification
alliteration
is when two objects are described as being the same thing. Th…
occurs when two objects are described as being similar to eac…
is when an object is described as doing something a person wo…
a series of three or more words that have the same beginning…
metaphor
is when two objects are described as being the same thing. Th…
simile
occurs when two objects are described as being similar to eac…
16 terms
Poetry Figurative Language Terms
Alliteration
Assonance
Consonance
Symbol
"Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream befo…
"Hear the mellow wedding bells,/Golden bells"- Poe
"A Quietness distilled/As Twilight long begun"- Dickinson
"on a day we meet to walk the line... And set the wall between u…
Alliteration
"Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream befo…
Assonance
"Hear the mellow wedding bells,/Golden bells"- Poe
31 terms
Poetry Terms and Figurative Language
Line
Stanzas
Rhyme
Rhyme Scheme
how poetry is written; may or may not be a sentence
how lines of a poem are grouped... has 2 or more lines
When two words sound either the same or similar; usually end…
The pattern of rhymes at the end of each line of a poem... uses…
Line
how poetry is written; may or may not be a sentence
Stanzas
how lines of a poem are grouped... has 2 or more lines
11 terms
Figurative Language In Poetry
Simile
Personification
Hyperbole
Assonance
A comparison between two unlike things, usually with the word…
The giving of human qualities to an animal, object or abstrac…
An exaggerated statement used to emphasize an idea or make a…
The repetition of vowel sounds.
Simile
A comparison between two unlike things, usually with the word…
Personification
The giving of human qualities to an animal, object or abstrac…
Poetry Figurative Language (Definitions)
Mood
Tone
Simile
Metaphor
The feelings a reader gets when reading the poem
The author's attitude towards the topic of the poem
Comparing two things using "like" or "as"
Comparing two things without using "like" or "as"
Mood
The feelings a reader gets when reading the poem
Tone
The author's attitude towards the topic of the poem
9 terms
Academic Vocabulary Poetry/Figurative Language List #4
personification
refrain
repetition
rhyme
A figure of speech in which a nonhuman thing is given human c…
A repeated word, phrase, line or group of lines in a poem or…
The repeating of a word or phrase to add rhythm or to focus o…
The rhyming words at the ends of lines or within one line of…
personification
A figure of speech in which a nonhuman thing is given human c…
refrain
A repeated word, phrase, line or group of lines in a poem or…
10 terms
Poetry Figurative Language
simile
simile
metaphor
metaphor
compares two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
Your thoughts as as thick as fireflies.
a direct comparison of two unlike things
Words are ghosts that haunt me.
simile
compares two unlike things using the words "like" or "as"
simile
Your thoughts as as thick as fireflies.
18 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language
Poetry
Line
Stanza
Rhythm
A type of literature in which thoughts, ideas, or feelings ar…
Unit of language in which a poem or play is divided.
a group of lines (the paragraph of poetry)
pattern of stress within a line or verse (beat)
Poetry
A type of literature in which thoughts, ideas, or feelings ar…
Line
Unit of language in which a poem or play is divided.
Figurative Language in Poetry
Simile
Metaphor
Personification
Symbol
A comparison of two different things or ideas through the use…
A direct comparison of two unlike things (does NOT use "like"…
Giving inanimate objects or abstract ideas human characterist…
Any object, person, place, or action that represents a "bigge…
Simile
A comparison of two different things or ideas through the use…
Metaphor
A direct comparison of two unlike things (does NOT use "like"…
Poetry and Figurative Language
The creation of a picture in the mind…
a comparison of two unlike things
a comparison of two unlike things usin…
giving human characteristics to nonliv…
imagery
metaphor
simile
personification
The creation of a picture in the mind…
imagery
a comparison of two unlike things
metaphor
14 terms
Poetry Terms/ Figurative Language
idiom
personification
metaphor
simile
A phrase that has a different meaning from the actual words u…
A type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is…
A comparison that establishes a figurative identity between o…
A comparison using "like" or "as"
idiom
A phrase that has a different meaning from the actual words u…
personification
A type of figurative language in which a nonhuman subject is…
15 terms
Poetry/Figurative Language
alliteration
hyperbole
idiom
metaphor
the repetition of a sound at the beginning of multiple words…
an exaggeration that could never be true
a funny saying that means something totally different than ho…
suggesting that two things are alike using the word "is"
alliteration
the repetition of a sound at the beginning of multiple words…
hyperbole
an exaggeration that could never be true
Poetry and Figurative Language
Idiom
Hyperbole
Imagery
Stanza
Words or phrases that cannot be taken literally
Intentionally exaggerated figures of speech
Language that appeals to your senses and creates pictures in…
A group of lines in a poem set off by blank lines
Idiom
Words or phrases that cannot be taken literally
Hyperbole
Intentionally exaggerated figures of speech
Poetry- Figurative Language
simile
metaphor
alliteration
personification
comparing two things using "like" or "as"
comparing two things by saying one "is" the other; without us…
the repitition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning…
giving human characteristics and qualiteies to nonhuman things
simile
comparing two things using "like" or "as"
metaphor
comparing two things by saying one "is" the other; without us…
14 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language Terms
Poetry
Alliteration
Consonance
Assonance
A literary genre in which sound and rhythm are used to expres…
The repetition of consonant sounds at the BEGINNING of two or…
The repetition of consonant sounds in the MIDDLE or END of wo…
The repetition of VOWEL sounds in one or several lines of poe…
Poetry
A literary genre in which sound and rhythm are used to expres…
Alliteration
The repetition of consonant sounds at the BEGINNING of two or…
11 terms
Figurative Language / Poetry
Simile
Metaphor
Stanza
Line
comparison between 2 things using "like" or "as"
comparison between 2 things without using "like" or "as"
a "paragraph" in poetry
a "sentence" in poetry
Simile
comparison between 2 things using "like" or "as"
Metaphor
comparison between 2 things without using "like" or "as"
14 terms
Figurative Language and Poetry
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound (comic book words)
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
Figurative Language/Poetry Terms
line
stanza
paraphrase
connotation
a verse of poetry
the formal diviosn of lines in a poem, considered a unit
using your own words to express what someone else has said
the ideas, subtle meaning, or feeling associated with a word
line
a verse of poetry
stanza
the formal diviosn of lines in a poem, considered a unit
14 terms
Figurative Language & Poetry Terms
figurative language
simile
metaphor
personification
words that express more than their literal meaning
a direct comparison between two unlike things or ideas that u…
a direct comparison between two unlike things or ideas that d…
giving human qualities to an object or animal
figurative language
words that express more than their literal meaning
simile
a direct comparison between two unlike things or ideas that u…
13 terms
Poetry and Figurative Language
simile
hyperbole
alliteration
onomatopoeia
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as". EX: He was s…
A huge exaggeration. My fishing pole is 100 feet long!
When two or more words in a group of words begin with the... sam…
The use of words to imitate sound. EX: "meow," "hiss," "buzz,…
simile
A comparison of two things using "like" or "as". EX: He was s…
hyperbole
A huge exaggeration. My fishing pole is 100 feet long!
10 terms
Figurative Language and Poetry
onomatopoeia
simile
personification
hyperbole
naming a thing or an action by imitating the sound associated…
a figure of speech comparing two unlike things often introduc…
giving something human qualities
exaggeration, usually with humor
onomatopoeia
naming a thing or an action by imitating the sound associated…
simile
a figure of speech comparing two unlike things often introduc…
Figurative Language and Poetry Terms
alliteration
imagery
hyperbole
simile
When two or more important words begin with the same consonan…
Writing that appeal to the readers' senses. Imagery is create…
The use of exaggeration, often for comic effect.
Comparing two things that are generally not alike but share o…
alliteration
When two or more important words begin with the same consonan…
imagery
Writing that appeal to the readers' senses. Imagery is create…
15 terms
Poetry/Figurative Language
alliteration
hyperbole
idiom
metaphor
the repetition of a sound at the beginning of multiple words…
an exaggeration that could never be true
a funny saying that means something totally different than ho…
suggesting that two things are alike using the word "is"
alliteration
the repetition of a sound at the beginning of multiple words…
hyperbole
an exaggeration that could never be true
37 terms
Figurative Language/ Poetry Terms
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
(símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as "like…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound
Simile
(símil) comparing two unlike things using words such as "like…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
10 terms
Poetry Vocab-Figurative Language
simile
metaphor
hyperbole
alliteration
comparing different nouns using "like" or "as" (The girl is l…
comparing different nouns WITHOUT using "like" or "as" (The g…
super exaggeration (I've told you a million times to stop tha…
repeating the same first sounds (Peter picked a peck of pickl…
simile
comparing different nouns using "like" or "as" (The girl is l…
metaphor
comparing different nouns WITHOUT using "like" or "as" (The g…
Figurative Language and Poetry
Simile
Personification
Metaphor
Onomatopoeia
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
comparing two unlike things NOT using words such as "like" or…
...imitates a sound (comic book words)
Simile
comparing two unlike things using words such as "like" or "as…
Personification
..., A figure of speech in which an object or animal is given…
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