Poetry Term test

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Last updated: November 24, 2019

poetry
language used in special ways so that its sound reflects its meaning more powerful than in ordaniary speech and writing

image
language that creates a concrete representation of an object or an experiance

imagery
stilulation of one or more senses as you read

figure of speech
language meant to be understrood imangitively not literally

metaphor
comparing unlike things as if they were alike

simile
comparing unlike things as if they were alike usung LIKE or AS

rhyme
repetition of sounds at the ends of words

rhythm
the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables at the beginning of syllables

alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginning of syllables

assonance
the repetition of vowel sounds that end in different constant sounds, as in lime, light

onomatopoeia
words that cause you to think of a sound

repetition
more than one use of a sound, word, or phrase

symbol
a thing that stands for or represents both itself and something else

personification
giving human qualities or ablities to a nonhuman

mood
the feeling of emotion the writer creates

speaker
the one that narrates a poem

aim
the writer’s purpose of goal

rhyme scheme
pattern of rhyme in a poem

internal rhyme
rhythm within a line

stanza
a group of lines in a poem

concrete poem
a poem with a shape that suggests its shape

free verse
a poem that does not use regular rhyme, rhythm, or division into stanza

haiku
a traditional Japanese three-lined poem (1st line-five syllables, 2nd line-seven syllables, 3rd line-five syllables)

narrative poem
poem that tells a story

lyric poem
highly musical verse that expresses the emotions of a speaker

light verse
poems meant to be humorous

limerick
a five line light verse poem (1st line, 2nd line, & 5th line end with one rhyme)

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