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Eng III Poetry

QuestionAnswer
a comparison using “like” or “as” Simile
a comparison saying one thing “is” something else metaphor
giving inanimate objects human characteristics Personification
a vivid description; what do you see, hear, smell, taste, or feel Imagery
a beat in a poem created by accented and unaccented syllables Rhythm
words that have the same endings Rhyme
words that repeat to show emphasis Repetition
10 syllable lines that alternate accented and unaccented syllables and don’t rhyme Blank Verse
a dramatic change in a poem; time, subject Shift
when something “stands for” something else Symbolism
(voice, persona) the person speaking in a poem Speaker
the way the poet feels about the subject tone
something unusual or unexpected Irony
word choice Diction
speaking to someone that is dead or absent, or an inanimate object Apostrophe
the subject or topic Theme
put in your own words Paraphrase
repetition of the initial sound in words Alliteration
the definition of a word; the meaning Denotation
the way a word makes you feel Connotation
a group of lines that make up a unit in a poem Stanza
exaggeration Hyperbole
language not meant to be interpreted literally Figurative Language
no pattern Free Verse
rhythm, rhyme, repetition Sound Devices
Created by: lryan