Literature Poetry term test AHS

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Last updated: December 13, 2019

Form
The Physical structure of a poem on the page

Stanza
A group of lines in a poem separated by a space

Free Verse
Poetry with no rhyme or rhythm

Speaker
narrator or the voice of the poem

Rhyme
words with the same ending sounds only the first sounds are different

Rythem
beat of a poem

Repetition
a word phrase or line used mover and over again

Alliteration
the repeating of beginning constants and sounds

Onomatopeia
words that imitate sounds

Simile
Comparison of two unlike objects using like or as

Metaphor
A direct comparison of two unlike objects

Extended Metaphor
comparison of two unlike objects continues throughout an entire poem

Personification
giving human characteristics to nonhuman things

Lyric Poem
highly musical verse that expresses the though of a single speaker

Rhyme Scheme
the pattern of end rhyme in a stanza

Narrative Poem
tells us a story with characters, setting, plot, and theme

Symbol
Something that represents both itself and something else

Tone
Attitude of the author towards his subject

Hyperbole
exaggeration

Assonance
repetition of vowel sounds

Consonance
repetition of constant sounds anywhere in a line of poetry

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