Unit #1 – Lesson #1 Poetry Vocabulary Flash Cards

Topic: LiteratureSatire
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Last updated: December 14, 2019
alliteration
repetition of consonant sounds at the beginnings of words that are close together

imagery
use of words or phrases to connect the reader’s senses or to create a picture in the reader’s mind

metaphor
comparison of two things NOT using the words like or as

onomatopoeia
words that say what they mean

rhyme
a pattern of end rhyme in a poem that has the same sound

rhythm
the flow or movement of poetry

simile
comparison of two things using the words like or as

stanza
a grou of two or more lines that forms s a group in a poem

assonance
repetition of the same vowel sounds in words that are close together

personification
giving objects or things human-like characteristics

ballad
poem that is sung like a song

consonance
the repetition of ending sounds of words within a line of poetry

repetition
something that is said, written, or sounded over and over again

hyperbole
an exaggerated statement

enjambment
where lines of poetry do not stop but run into the next line

couplet
the rhyming of sets of every 2 lines

epitaph
inscription, caption, or writing on a tombstone

diamante
diamond shaped poem using specific types of words

refrain
chorus or verse that is repeated in a poem

lyrics
words of songs

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