poetry terms final

blank verse

unrhyned poetry or dramtic verse within in a meter known as iambic penameter. Each line of iambic penameter has five units or feet

internal rhyme

occurs within a single line

onomatopoeia

occurs in words whose sound imitate the meaning of the words themselves

parallelism

the use of series of words, phases, or sentences that have similar grammatical form

ballad

a musical narrative song or poem that in most causes recounts a single exciting or dramatic episode

free verse

poetry that has no fixed pattern or meter, rhyme, line rhyme, line length, or stanza arrangement

symbol

an object, person, a place, or an experience that represent something else

sonnet

a lyric poem of fourteen lines, typically written in iambic pentameter and usually following strict patterns of stanza division and rhyme

narrative poem

verse that tells a story, narrative poems are usually contrasted with a lyric poetry

simile

a figure of speech that uses like or as to compare seeming unlike things

metaphor

a figure of speech that makes a compassion between two seemingly unlike two things

diction

a writers choice of words; an important element in a writers voice or style

personification

a figure of speech in which an animal, an object, a force of nature, or another work

alliteration

the repetition of consonant sounds, generally at the beginnings of work. Alliteration can be used to emphasize words reinforce meaning or create a musical effect

repetition

the recurrence of sounds, words, phases, lines or stanzas in a speech or literary work

dramatic poem

poetry that uses elements of drama, characters speak to other characters to themselves or to the reader

allusion

a reference to a well-known character, place or situation from history, music, art or another work of literature

assonance

the repetition of same or similar vowel sounds within non rhyming words

connotation

the suggested or implied meanings associated with a word beyond its dictionary definition of denotation

denotation

the literal, or dictionary meaning of a word

figurative language

language that uses figures of speech, or expressions that are not literally true but express some truth beyond the literal level

imagery

descriptive language that appeals to one or more of the five senses

iambic penameter

a specific poetic meter in which each line has five metric units, or feet, and each foot consists of a unstressed syllable

true or false: Haikus are three lines poems that do not rhyme and have a total pf 15 syllables

false

true or false: "The moon is a white silver." This is a example of a metaphor

true

true or false: You should never assume the speaker of the poem if the poet himself

true

true or false: when is came to writing poetry, Shakespeare was most know for his sonnets

true

true or false: E.E Cummings never capitalizes any of his words in his poems

true

an object, a person, a place, that represents itself and something larger than itself

symbol

poetry that tells a story...

narrative poetry

verse written in unrhymed lines of iambic pentameter

blank verse

the use of a word or phase that imitates of suggests the sound of what is describes

onomatopoeia

an authors choice of words and the arrangement of those words in a poem

diction

the repetition of similar vowel sounds within non-rhyming words

assonance

repetition of sounds, most often consonant sounds, at the beginning of words

alliteration

rhyme that is within a line of poetry

internal rhyme

poetry that uses elements of drama

dramatic poetry

a figure of speech i which and animal, object, or idea is given human characteristics

personification

a literary device in which sounds, words, phases, lines, or stanzas are repeated

repetition

A comparison between unlike items using like or as

simile

the literal meaning or dictionary meaning of a word

denotation

the unspoken or unwritten meaning of words beyond the dictionary definition

connotation

a comparison of unlike items

metaphor

a reference in a word of literature to a character, place, or situation from another work of literature, music, art or history

allusion

words that add to the meaning of a person or the vividness of the images

imagery

a fourteen lined poem written in iambi pentameter that follows strict rhyme pattern

sonnet

poetry that has no fixed pattern of meter, rhyme, line length, or stanza arrangement

free verse

a song or poem that tells a story

ballad

language used for descriptive effect, often to imply ideas indirectly

figurative language

Units of five feet of meter within a line of poetry

iambic pentameter

the use of a series of words, phrases, or sentences that have similar grammatical form

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