Poetry Flash cards

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similie
A comparison of 2 unlike things that uses like or as
metaphor
a comparison of 2 unlike things that doesent use like of as
personification
giving human traits to animals or objects
idiom
a common phrase that can’t be understood by their litteral or ordinary meanings
hyperbole
an exaggeration used for emphesis
pun
a humorous play on words
symbol
an object person action or situation that signifies more than it self
allittation
reppitition of sounds at the beginnng of conconate words
assonance
the reppitition of vowel sounds
consonance
repitittion of consiate sounds anywhere in the word
onomatopia
words that immitate the sound they name
visual image
what you see in your mind
auditory image
something you hear
end rhyme
rhyme occuring at the end of lines
rhyme scheam
the pattern of rhyme
meter / rytheme
the pattern of stressed/unstressed syllables
reppitition
the repeating of a word or phrase in a poem
form
how the poem looks on a page
line
may or may not be sentences
stanzas
number of lines that devide a poem into sections
couplet
a 2 lined stanza
free verce
poems that follow no pattern
haiku
japanese poetry that has 3 and a 5,7,5 syllable pattern
concrate poem, shape poem
a poem that is written in the shape of the subject
narritive
a poem that tells a story. It has a setting and charicters
ballad
a narritive poem set tomusic
limerick
a funny 5 line poem, aabba rhyme pattern
epic
a long poem that that tells a hero’s story
sonnet
a poem that has 14 lines and ends with a couplet
elegy
a very sad poem
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