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Poetry Terms

Poetry TermsMrs. Bolger 2014A. Types of poems1. Free versePoetry that does not rhyme or follow a predictable pattern2. Persona poemPoet becomes someone/something else3. Apostrophe poemSpeaker of poem addresses something not living4. narrative/ballad poemPoem tells a story5. Imagist poemA snapshot of a moment in time6. Lyric poemPoem expresses strong emotions7. Dramatic poemCharacters talk8. Concrete poemA poem that takes the shape of the subject9. odePoetic form in which one describes how/why someone/something is to be revered (loved)10. ClerihewPoetic form of 4 lines with an AABB rhyme scheme about a famous person, often humorous11. limerickPoetic form of 5 lines with an AABBA rhyme scheme that is often humorous12. HaikuJapanese style poem of 3 lines and 17 syllables (5-7-5) usually about natureB. Form13. lineA horizontal group of words in a poem, like a sentence14. stanzaA vertical group of lines of a poem, like a paragraph15. Line breakWhere a line endsC. Diction (word choice)16. speakerThe person/thing in a poem who is expressing an idea17. moodThe feeling associated with a poem, such as happy, angry, hopeful, etc.18. Poetic licenseCreating new words, sometimes by combining existing words19. inversionChanging the usual order of words20. imageryCreating a picture with words through sensory details21. connotationEmotional associations of words22. denotationThe literal meaning of words (dictionary definition)23. simileComparing 2 unlike things with like or as24. MetaphorComparing 2 unlike things without like or as25. personificationSomething nonhuman is given human qualitiesD. Sound effects26. onomatopoeiaWords that make the sound of their action/definition27. alliterationRepeating initial consonant sound28. refrainRepeating line/phrase at same place in each stanza29. Rhyme/rhyme schemeRepeating the same sound in 2+ words (boy/toy); a set pattern of rhyme throughout a poem30. rhythmA pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables in a poem31. RepetitionRepeating a word or phrase for emphasis

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