Poetry Terms Criss-Cross

Topics: Free samples

Type:

Sample donated:

Last updated: November 26, 2019

Stanza
a group of lines arranged together

Simile
a comparison using like or as

Imagery
the use if very descriptive, sensory language

Meter
the pattern if stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem

Octave
an eight lined poem

Personification
giving an object human like qualities

Idiom
a fixed saying that has brought to mind by the phrase

Assonance
the repetition of vowels

Allusion
a reference to a different work

Consonance
the repetition of consonant nouns

Irony
words that carry the opposite meanings to create an image

Anthropomorphism
giving an animal human like qualities

Hyperbole
an extreme exaggeration

Rhyme
patterns of words that sound the same

Quatrain
a four line stanza

Metaphor
a direct comparison of two unlike things

Alliteration
a repetition of sounds throughout several words in a line

Onomatopoeia
words that imitate the sound they’re naming

Symbol
a concrete object with an abstract meaning

Rhythm
the beat created by the sounds of the words in a poem

Repetition
the repetition of words or ideas for emphasis

Form
the appearance of words on a page

Foot
unit of meter

Speaker
the narrator of the poem

Couplet
a two line stanza

Choose your subject

x

Hi!
I'm Jessica!

Don't know how to start your paper? Worry no more! Get professional writing assistance from me.

Click here