Flashcards in Poetry Terms Deck (31)
The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of closely connected words.
An expression designed to call something to mind without mentioning it explicitly.
The repetition of the sound of a vowel or letter in non-rhyming stressed syllables near enough to each other for the echo to be discernible.
(Go and Mow the lawn)
A poem or song narrating a story in short stanzas.
Same as regular biographies but with an artistic flair.
No rhyme uses iambic pentameter
A five line stanza
Writing in the shape that it is about
Two line verse
Combination of stressed and unstressed syllables
No rhyme or meter
Japanese 5 7 5
Visually descriptive words
Something that normally signifies the opposite
Fire station burned down
Unit of language in which a poem or play is divided.
Emotional song like poetry
Figure of speech in which a word
Or phrase Is applied to an object that it shouldn’t be.
(He drowned in a sea of grief)
Stressed and unstressed syllabic pattern
Tells a story
Words that look how they sound. Splat bang pop
Beginning of the end
Human characteristics to non- humans
Glow blow- masculine
Stocking shocking- Feminine
Comparison using like or as.
Any rhyme schemes (10)
Word place character or object. That means something beyond what it is on literal scale
Group of lines
Something that represents something else. (Sun=Gods eye)