easy 29 poetry terms

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Last updated: November 29, 2019

alliteration
repetition of the same consonant sound (ex donald duck)

ballad
song put to music

blank verse
unrhymed limbic pentameter

concrete poem
a poem with a shape that suggests its subject

connotation
emotional connection to a poem (ex circus – fun)

couplet
2 lines of poetry- same length + rhymes at end

denotation
dictionary definition of the word

extended metaphore
a subject that is spoken about as though it were something

figurative language
writing that is not ment to be taken seriusly

free verse
no rhyme no rhythm

haiku
3 line Japanese poem

hyperbole
extreme exaggeration for effect

imagery
descriptive language (pic in word)

limerick
funny poem

lyric verse
musical verse + feeling

metaphore
compare 2 unlike things NOT using like or as

norrative poem
tells a story

onomatopoeia
word that imitate sounds

personification
giving a noun – human subject- human qualities

refrain
repeats the same words (chorus)

repetition
the use of words or phrase more than once

rhyme
the repetition of rounds at the end of words

rhyme sceme
a regular pattern of rhyming words in a poem

sensory
language = speaking or writing that up speaking to 5 senses

similie
compare unlike objects using “like” or “as”

stanza
a group of lines considered aunit

symbol
something that stands for something elseex.

flag = freedom

theme
central message

tone
author’s attitude toward his subject

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