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lit terms BJT

onomatopoeia a word that is formed by its sound
end rhyme the use of rhyme at the ends of lines of poetry
ballad tells a story in short stanzas
alliteration repetition of letters in word
consonance recurrence of consonants
lyric expressing writers emotions
elegy poem about death
ode a poem meant to be sung
sonnet 14 lines
petrarchaen sonnet abbaabba
shakespearean sonnet a sonnet with concluding couplet in iambic pentameter
metonymy A figure of speech in which one word or phrase is substituted for another with which it is closely associated
synechdoche address something as a part of a whole
oxymoron adjective/noun that contradict eachother
paradox sentence that contradicts itself
meter number of beats in a line
internal rhyme a rhyme between words in the same line
allusion reference to another piece of literature
epic long poem illustrating the deeds of a hero
haiku -17 syllables
apostrophe address to an absent or imaginary person
hyperbole exaggeration
litotes understatement
refrain A phrase, verse, or group of verses repeated at intervals throughout a song or poem, especially at the end of each stanza.
couplet two lines in a verse, in the same meter, joined by rhyme
free verse poetry that doesnt follow the rhyme or meter of the rest of the poem
SIFFSIST -speaker-imagery-form-figuritive lang.-symbol-irony-struture-tone
CPETSISST -characterization-POV-event-tone-symbol-impagery-structure-setting-theme
diction choice and use of words in writing
syntax arrangement of words and phrases
wry mocking
bantering playful/teasing remark
bemused confuse
simpering flirty
urbane courteous
strident loud/hard
derisive mocking
beseeching beg/request
pedantic overly concerned
conciliatory compromising
pompous self important
fatuous silly/pointless
laconic style using very few words
Created by: mackenziefauser