LANGUAGE Hannah 6/3 grade 9

Topics: EnvironmentNature

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Last updated: November 30, 2019

Symbol
One thing that stands for something else

Rhyming couplet
Two lines of poetry whose end rhyme binds them together

Personification
Giving human characteristics

Simile
Imaginative comparison between unlike things using like or as

Imagery
Descriptive language that appeals to the senses

Figurative language
Language which imaginatively describes or compares two or more unlike things

Rhyme scheme
The pattern of rhyme across a poem

Metrical foot
A unit of stressed, unstressed syllables nth at join with other feet to create poetic meter

Rhyme
Repetition of end sounds within or across lines of poetry

Meter
The rhythm of a poem based on ordered patterns of stressed and unstressed syllables

Scansion
The process of analyzing the meter of a poem

Metaphor
An implied imaginative comparison between unlike things

Free verse
Poetry with no regular pattern of rhyme or rhythm

Reading a poem to determine sound patterns through scansion or rhyme scheme is
Analytical

Reading a poem for straightforward meaning is
Symbolic reading

Reading a poem to identify meaning expressed through metaphor, imagery, and personification is
Figurative reading

Reading a poem to determine a deeper level of meaning based on elements which appear to contain meaning beyond themselves is
Symbolic reading

In what order should the four approaches to poetry be approached
Literal reading, symbolic reading, figurative reading, analytical reading

Iambic
The Lord my shepherd will provide

Trochaic
Joyful, joyful we adore thee

Dactylic
Wonder counselor, mighty, invincible

Anapestic
At the cross, at. The cross, where I first saw the light

All four of the above examples are which
Terameter

The fierce , regal, independent nature of the bald eagle makes this bird an appropriate
Symbol

The grey walls frowned on the plain below …is
Personification

The boy scrambled up the tree like a squirrel after nuts is
Simile

That seven foot tail center forward is a wolf among sheep out on the basketball court is
Metaphor

Delicate , pale green tendrils wound their way up the splintered post, bursting into fragrant bloom is
Imagery

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