Poetry Terms Criss-Cross

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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
Categories: Poetry