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Honors English 9 Poetry Test

Rhythm Stressed and unstressed syllables
Rhyme Words that end with the same sound
Repetition A sound, word. phrase, or line that is repeated for emphasis and unity
Alliteration Repetition of consonant sound at the beginning of words
Assonance Repetition of vowel sounds in words that do not end with the same consonant
Consonance Repetition of consonants sounds within and at the ends of words
Diction Imaginative word choice
Imagery Evokes the five senses; smell, hear, taste, touch, and sight
Syntax The grammatical arrangement of words
Simile Comparing two things using like or as
Metaphor Comparing two things with out using like or as
Personification Giving an object human characteristics that isn't human
Hyperbole A poem with exaggeration for emphasis
Denotation The literal meaning
Connotation The emotional meaning
Speaker The voice of a poem
Form the words/structure of the poem
Meter A regular pattern of rhythm
Scansion Way of charting stressed and unstressed syllables Stressed ` Unstressed ~
Foot One stressed syllable and one or two unstressed ones
Ode Poem that highly praise something, usually formal and serious
Elegy A mournful poem
Sonnet A poem normally 14 lines, uses rhyme, expresses an idea
Lyric Poetry Brief poems in which the speakers share personal thoughts and feelings about a particular topic
Dramatic Monologue A poetic for in which a character reveals him/herself during the dramatic part
Free verse Opposite of traditional, doesn't follow any rules
Figurative Language Comparing two things, not literal, meant to describe
Concrete Poem Poet uses his/her words to create a poem in a shape/topic of the poem or the poem's meaning
Created by: harris_21