Poetry Flash cards

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Last updated: November 25, 2019

similie
A comparison of 2 unlike things that uses like or as

metaphor
a comparison of 2 unlike things that doesent use like of as

personification
giving human traits to animals or objects

idiom
a common phrase that can’t be understood by their litteral or ordinary meanings

hyperbole
an exaggeration used for emphesis

pun
a humorous play on words

symbol
an object person action or situation that signifies more than it self

allittation
reppitition of sounds at the beginnng of conconate words

assonance
the reppitition of vowel sounds

consonance
repitittion of consiate sounds anywhere in the word

onomatopia
words that immitate the sound they name

visual image
what you see in your mind

auditory image
something you hear

end rhyme
rhyme occuring at the end of lines

rhyme scheam
the pattern of rhyme

meter / rytheme
the pattern of stressed/unstressed syllables

reppitition
the repeating of a word or phrase in a poem

form
how the poem looks on a page

line
may or may not be sentences

stanzas
number of lines that devide a poem into sections

couplet
a 2 lined stanza

free verce
poems that follow no pattern

haiku
japanese poetry that has 3 and a 5,7,5 syllable pattern

concrate poem, shape poem
a poem that is written in the shape of the subject

narritive
a poem that tells a story.

It has a setting and charicters

ballad
a narritive poem set tomusic

limerick
a funny 5 line poem, aabba rhyme pattern

epic
a long poem that that tells a hero’s story

sonnet
a poem that has 14 lines and ends with a couplet

elegy
a very sad poem

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