Poetry & Prose Set

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Alliteration
The repetition of the same consonant in groups of words.
Allusion
A reference to a person, place, an event from literature, history, religion, mythology, etc.
Figure of Speech
A comparison from one thing to another. It is not literally true.
Free Verse
Poetry without rhymes in it.
Hyperbole
Obvious and intentional exagerration.
Imagery
Writing that appeals to any of the 5 senses.
Line Break
The termination of a line in a poem, and the beginning of a new line.
Metaphor
A comparison of two different things without using the words like or as.
Meter
The measure or the beat of a poem.
Mood
The resulting emotion made by a work of literature.
Personification
Giving human traits to an inanimate object.
Repetition
The act of repeating.
Rhyme
Similar sounds of words or lines of writing. They are usually at the end.
Rhythm
The pattern of recurring movement or beat.
Simile
A comparison using the words like or as.
Stanza
An arrangement of a certain number of lines, usually four or more.
Theme
A unifying or dominant idea.
Tone
The writer’s attitude towards the subject.
Prose
Includes biography, short stories, essays, novels, information articles, and basically any writing pieces that’s not poetry.
Poetry
Uses lines and stanzas.
Poetry
Sometimes uses punctuation.
Prose
Uses sentences and paragraphs.
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Can be on any topic.
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Can be read by anyone.
Poetry
More emotional and imaginative.
Prose
Always uses punctuation.
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Can have mood.
Poetry
Often uses sound devices.
Prose
Is more common.
Prose
Is more practical.
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Can have tone.
Poetry
Uses lots of figurative language.
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Are types of writing.
Prose
Uses less figurative language.
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Usually has a theme.
Narrative Poem
Story told in poem format with poetic devices and structures.
Extended Metaphor
A metaphor that is drawn out to a whole stanza or even an entire poem.
Extended Metaphor
Compares the same two things throughout.
Image Poem
Uses imagery.
Narrative Poem
Has all story elements including plot, setting, character, theme.
Image Poem
Appeals to one or more (usually more) of the five senses.
Extended Metaphor
Shows at least three things that they have in common.
Image Poem
Captures a moment in time.
Narrative Poem
Example – “The Highwayman”
Extended Metaphor
Example – “Fog” and “Hope is The Thing With Feathers”
Image Poem
Helps readers imagine the scene
Image Poem
Example- “The Red Wheelbarrow”
Poetry
Free Verse
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Alliteration
Poetry
Line Break
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Meter
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Allusion
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Rhyme
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Figure of Speech
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Hyperbole
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Imagery
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Rhythm
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Metaphor
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Mood
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Personification
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Stanza
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Repetition
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Simile
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Theme
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Tone
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