Poetry

Poetry, Part I

The final two lines of Shakespeare’s “Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” promises the subject of his sonnet immortality. Which of the following terms is defined as, “words that sound alike”? Rhyme. Which line /best/ illustrates alliteration? And sings a solitary song. Which of the following is an example of a simile? Her stomach rumbled like an approaching train. Blank verse is always unrhymed. Which of these lines

Narrative Poetry Vocabulary

narrative consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story topic the subject treated in a paragraph or work theme what the author has to say about something– you find this from how the topic is treated in the work point of view (voice) the perspective from which a story is told (1st, 2nd, 3rd) viewpoint The stance or vantage point from which a story is narrated. (Whose eyes

English – Poetry/Grammar

personification giving human qualities to animals or objects alliteration is the repetition of the same consonant sounds in a sequence of words, usually at the beginning of a word or stressed syllable: “descending dew drops”; “luscious lemons”; is based on the sounds of letters, rather than the spelling of words. can intensify ideas by emphasizing key words, but when used too self-consciously, it can be distracting, even ridiculous, rather than

perrine poetry

paraphrase restate in a different language theme the central idea of a poem denotations the dictionary meaning of a word connotations what the word suggests beyond what it expresses imagery representation through language of sense experience figure of speech any way of saying something other than the ordinary way, saying one thing and meaning another figurative language language using figures of speech-cannot be taken only literally. any wave-like recurrence of

Spring Final English(Poetry vs. Prose)

Prose First word of each sentence is capitalized. Prose Ideas are arranged in sentences that are arranged in paragraphs Prose There are no line breaks. Sentences run to the right margin. Prose Looks like large blocks of words Prose Language is typically straightforward without much decoration Prose Most writing is in this form Poetry Language tends to be more expressive or decorated, with comparisons, rhyme, and rhythm contributing to a

Poetry Terms To Know

Alliteration-Definition The repetition of constant sounds at the beginning of words Allusion-Definition A reference to a famous person, place, event, or work of literature Assonance-Definition The repetition of vowel sounds within nonrhyming words Consonance-Definition The repetition of constant sounds within and at the end of words Extended Metaphor-Definition A figure of speech that compares two essentially unlike things at some length and in several ways Figurative Language-Definition Language that communicates

MLA Format

What is the proper MLA format for citing quotations? Know how to cite a quotation using MLA format. For quotations that are more than four lines of prose or three lines of verse, place quotations in a free-standing block of text and omit quotation marks. Start the quotation on a new line, with the entire quote indented one inch from the left margin; maintain double-spacing. Only indent the first line

Poetry Couplets

couplet two consecutive lines of poetry that rhyme heroic couplet two lines of rhyming iambic pentameter open couplet A couplet in which the second line is not complete but depends on succeeding material for completion. closed couplet two successive lines rhyming aa and containing a , Two successive lines rhyming aa and containing a grammatically complete, independent statement. It is called “closed” because its meaning is completed within the two

6th Grade English Poetry Unit

Free Verse Poetry that is written without a regular rhyme sceme, meter, or form Idiom Words or phrases that can not be taken literally Hyperbole Intentionally exaggerated figures of speech Limerick Humerous poem with five lines and a strong rhythm End rhyme Repetition of similar sounds that come at the end lines of poetry Imagery Language that appeals to your senses and creates pictures in your mind Stanza A group

Poetry types

Alliteration Alliteration is the repetition of the same or similar sounds at the beginning of words such as tongue twisters like ‘She sells seashells by the seashore’. Elision The Elision Literary Term refers to the leaving out of an unstressed syllable or vowel, usually in order to keep a regular meter in a line of poetry for example ‘o’er’ for ‘over’. Figure of speech A Figure of speech is a

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