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Poetry Quiz

QuestionAnswer
repeated sounds at the ends of lines rhymes
regular rhythm meter
poems may be written in ____________ and _____________ rhymes meter
add a musical quality to poetry sound devices
the beat created by the pattern of stressed and unstressed syllables rhythm
using elements of language more than once repetition
using words that imitate sounds onomatopoeia
repeating consonant sounds at the beginning of words alliteration
writing or speech that is not meant to be taken literally figurative language
describes one thing as if it were something else metaphor
use like or as to compare two unlike things simile
pool, rule, fool rhyme
the cat sat on the mat rhythm
crash, bang, splat onomatopoeia
lovely lonely nights alliteration
the snow was a white blanket over the town metaphor
she is as slow as a turtle simile
gving human qualities to something that is nonhuman personification
writing or speech that appeals to one or more of the five senses sensory language
a group of lines that form one of the sections of a poem stanza
something that stands for or suggests something else symbol
an exaggeration or an overstatement hyperbole
when a writer deliberately makes a situation seem less important or serious than it is understatement
an expressions that means something other than the literal meaning of its words idiom
the attitude it expresses toward the subject tone
the ocean crashed angrily during the storm personification
poets use word images to help the reader experience a poem sensory language
I'm so hungry, I could eat a cow hyperbole
it's a little cool today understatement
it's raining cats and dogs idiom
poetry that tells a story in verse narrative
plot and characters narrative poetry
poetry expressing the thoughts and feelings of a single person lyric
poetry in highly musical verse lyric
shaped to look like their subjects concrete poems
threeline Japanese poem haiku
5-7-5 syllable poem haiku
humorous, rhyming, five-line poem limerick
Created by: AnneD