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Poetry Terms

Metaphor Making a comparison without using like, as or than e.g. The school is a prison
Alliteration The repetition of identical sounds or letters e.g. a pinpoint pass to the player
Simile A comparison using then words 'like' or 'as' e.g. The school was like a prison
Stanza A separate section in the poem. Similar to a verse or paragraph
Personification When something that isn't alive is given human qualities e.g. The wind howled angrily
Onomatopoeia When a word makes a sound similar to what it is describing e.g. a buzzing bee
Imagery When the words used create a clear picture in your head of what is being described. e.g. The eerie silence was shattered by her scream.
Theme What issue the poem is dealing with. An idea that comes up regularly.
Tone The mood of a poem e.g. happy, sad
Emotive Language Words used to get you to feel a particular emotion. e.g. the neglected, lonely puppy
Exaggeration Being over the top to get a point across
Rhyme Words that sound similar
Repetition Saying the same idea, word or phrase more than once
Created by: cdunning



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